Earthquake: 3.2 magnitude earthquake close to Bakersfield

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was reported 21 miles from Bakersfield on Wednesday at 11:10 p.m., according to the US Geological Survey.

The earthquake occured 23 miles from Tehachapi, 28 miles from California City, 30 miles from Arvin and 31 miles from Lamont.

There have been no magnitude 3.0 or greater earthquakes nearby in the past 10 days.

According to a current three-year data sample, an average of 234 earthquakes with a magnitude between 3.0 and 4.0 occur in California and Nevada per year.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.3 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you have felt to the USGS.

Even if you haven’t felt that little earthquake, you never know when the big one will strike. Get ready by following our five step guide to earthquake preparation and creating your own emergency kit.

This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the most recent earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you’d like to learn more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.

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