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Quake Shakes Mojave Desert

May 23, 1986|United Press International

RIDGECREST, Calif. — An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the Mojave Desert 80 miles east of Bakersfield early today. The quake was recorded at 4:41 a.m. with an epicenter 29 miles northwest of Ridgecrest in the desert. There were no immediate reports of damage in the sparsely populated area.

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