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5.8 magnitude earthquake rattles central California

5.8 earthquake rattles Southern California
Posted at 2:02 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 14:35:03-04

A 5.8 earthquake struck in central California Wednesday morning, with aftershocks shaking the area between Fresno and Bakersfield, north of the Mojave Desert.

According to the US Geological Society, people up and down California reported feeling the quake when it happened around 10:30 a.m. PT. Self-reported accounts on the USGS website show people as far north as Sacramento, and down the south side of Los Angeles felt shaking from the earthquake.

Several aftershocks were reported around the epicenter, ranging in scale from 2.5 to 4.4 on the Richter scale.

This is a developing story, check turnto23.com for updates as they become available.