A 4.9-magnitude earthquake hits Ridgecrest one week after powerful temblor

An employee at the cash register of Eastridge Market  in Ridgecrest following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in the area last week.

(CNN)A 4.9-magnitude earthquake was reported near Ridgecrest, California, on Friday morning -- one week after a 7.1-magnitude temblor struck Southern California, the US Geological Survey said.

The region was originally hit on July 4 with a 6.4 earthquake, followed by a 7.1-magnitude quake the following day.
The latest moderate earthquake briefly rattled CNN's Los Angeles bureau.