Initial reports indicate a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in California was felt in Las Vegas. The earthquake happened southwest of Owens Lake, California.
Prelim M6.0 Earthquake Central California Jun-24 17:40 UTC, updates https://t.co/j7OqJ1bFzn— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) June 24, 2020
The earliest reports put the quake above 6.0 magnitude, but it has been downgraded.
The earthquake hit around 10:40 a.m. and was centered about 14 miles east of Cartago, or about 46 miles west of Porterville, in the Central Valley.
It had a recorded depth of 9.0 km.
There are no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
A Tsuanmi Alert has not been issued at this time.
The earthquake was reported as far south as Los Angeles.