4th of July earthquake felt across Southern California

The 4th of July got off to a shaky start as a 6.6 magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California on Thursday.

The quake struck at 10:33 12km SW of Searles Valley – which is about 11 miles east-northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the USGS.

The quake was felt just about everywhere in Southern California…and beyond:

The quake followed a 4.2 earthquake that struck Ridgecrest at 10:03 am.