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Ridgecrest, California

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earthquake as seen in California City South of Ridgecrest

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Trona and Ridgecrest in Southern California Hit by 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake

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Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks Southern California | USA TODAY

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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California | USA TODAY

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This California Supervolcano Has Geologists Wondering: Is It Waking Up?

Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 395 in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, adjacent to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. The population was 27,616 at the 2010 census, up from 24,927 at the 2000 census. It was incorporated as a city in 1963.