MOJAVE – A minor earthquake shook portions of the Mojave area on Friday, Oct. 1st; according to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Southern Calif. Earthquake Data Center and Cal Tech preliminary reports, the minor quake happened around 6:42 p.m. and had a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter Scale.

  The quake was centered about 8 miles west of Mojave and Tehachapi, 17 miles north-northwest of Rosamond, 19 mils west of California City and 25 miles west-northwest of Edwards Air Force Base near the Garlock Fault line; another tremor occurred on Oct. 2nd around 2:14 a.m. in the same area. There were no reports of damage although some people were awakened by the minor shaker; most people we talked to said they didn’t even feel it.

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