New research shows that the Ridgecrest earthquakes that began in July ruptured at least two dozen faults. Ruptures in the Ridgecrest earthquake sequence in July ended a few miles from the Garlock fault, which runs east-west for 185 miles (300km) from the San Andreas fault to Death valley.
Ridgecrest has had: (M1.5 or greater) 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours 16 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 141 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 14,203 earthquakes in the past 365 days The main quake, compounded with more than 100,000 aftershocks, caused a major fault … The community of Ridgecrest, California felt the effects of the July 4, 2019 California earthquake, as well as a series of aftershocks. The Ridgecrest earthquake in July was the strongest to strike southern California in 20 years. Ridgecrest, California, residents inspect a recent fault rupture following two large earthquakes in the area on July 7, 2019.