A preliminary 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck north of Barstow on Sunday, according to the USGS.
The temblor struck about 10:30 a.m., near Johannesburg, about 26 miles northwest of Barstow, officials said.
Residents in Palmdale, Glendale and North Hollywood reported they felt the quake.
No injuries or damage has been reported.
A temblor was reported in the same area on midnight after Christmas Day.