Minor Earthquake Confirmed in California High Desert

A minor earthquake struck the Southern California high desert on Saturday and was was felt across the region, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.

A minor earthquake struck the Southern California high desert on Saturday and was was felt across the region, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.

The USGS reports the 3.9-magnitude earthquake hit an area about 13 miles northeast of Barstow at 11:34 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries. People reported to the USGS that they felt light shaking as far away as Los Angeles and Indio.