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5.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Lone Pine

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A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday morning in Inyo County. The tremor hit 11 miles SSE of Lone Pine in the Mohave Desert at 10:40AM. The earthquake was felt widely throughout the Bakersfield area with reports of strong jolts and swaying motions. Dozens of aftershocks have hit the area including a 4.6 shaker that hit just before 11AM. USGS says that this is the same area that had a 4.6 earthquake 2 days ago and now say that one is considered a foreshock

We have not heard yet of damage in the area.

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