4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in Mojave Desert
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon in the Mojave Desert, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake shook at about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, about 58 miles north of Barstow, California.
A ShakeMap from the USGS showed the earthquake could be felt in Death Valley and the Fort Irwin area.
A 3.7 magnitude quake was reported just a few minutes later at 2:10 p.m. at the same location.
There have been no immediate reports of damage.