3.5 earthquake hits Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California, USA.

Some Minutes ago, the USGS detected a magnitude 3.5 earthquake near Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California.

Thursday, June 29, 2023, around 10:10 pm local time, a shallow 4-mile earthquake struck.

Seismologists may adjust the earthquake's magnitude, epicenter, and depth in the next hours or minutes.

IRIS later reported it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake. According to preliminary seismic data

The quake caused little damage but was felt by many in the epicenter as minor vibration.

Stallion Springs (pop. 2,500) may have felt weak shaking 9 miles from the epicenter.

Tehachapi (pop. 13,000) is 10 miles from the epicenter, Golden Hills (pop. 8,700) is 10 miles away, Rosamond is 22 miles away,

Arvin is 23 miles away, Lamont is 29 miles away, and Lancaster is 30 miles away. Palmdale (158,400) and Bakersfield (373,600) were likely unaffected by the quake.