The quake hit on Friday night (local time) and was felt as far away as Mexico, with preliminary magnitude estimates making it the largest the region has had in 20 years. Gavin Newsom said he had requested a Presidential Emergency Declaration, CBS Los Angeles reported. Ceiling lights in a restaurant sway during tremors felt in Palm Desert, California, U.S. during an earthquake that hit Southern California in this still frame taken from social media video dated July 5, 2019. * This forecast was issued: 2019-07-15 16:31:15 (UTC)* This forecast will be updated on or before 2019-07-22 16:31:15 (UTC), U.S. Department of the InteriorU.S. China Lake Acres (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. 28.2 km from Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits southern California near Ridgecrest, its second quake in two days Posted Sat Saturday 6 Jul July 2019 at 3:45am Sat Saturday 6 Jul July 2019 at 3:45am , … Digital access or digital and print delivery. The earthquake was reportedly felt as far away as Kernville. The Red Cross was still operating a shelter in Ridgecrest at 100 W. California Ave. providing services to those in need following the quake on Saturday morning, CBS Los Angeles reported. The shaking was felt as far away as Mexico and Las Vegas, according to the USGS. California Highway Patrol in Bakersfield tweeted, Woman makes history free-climbing Yosemite's El Capitan, Georgia's GOP senators say Republican secretary of state should resign, More than 1,000 aftershocks have been recorded. There is as high as an 11 percent chance there will be another 7 magnitude quake. Mr Ghilarducci said that assessing the full extent of the region's damage would only happen by daybreak. The quake forced the National Basketball Association (NBA) to cancel two Summer League games in Las Vegas while engineers checked to see if the quake compromised the integrity of an arena on a local university campus. (16.2 miles), 2019-07-06 03:27:06 UTC (18.2 miles), 2019-07-06 03:28:46 UTC (10.2 miles), 2019-07-06 03:22:03 UTC Choose the plan that's right for you. The main quake, compounded with more than 100,000 aftershocks, caused … On the 4th of July 2019, the magnitude-6.4 Searles Valley earthquake rattled the region around Ridgecrest, California. Ridgecrest, a desert town, is home to 28,000 people. In a recent paper published in Seismological (11.2 miles), 2019-07-06 03:24:22 UTC She added that the quake probably ruptured along some 40 kilometres of fault line. The USGS is developing a public earthquake notification system that will cover states on the US's Pacific coast: California, Oregon and Washington. How will it work? Friday's quake struck near the desert town of Ridgecrest on the edge of Death Valley National Park, about 240 kilometres north-east of Los Angeles, the USGS said. The quake shook downtown Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Fire Department reported "localized" power outages in the city as well as downed wires. Digital access or digital and print delivery. at 03:28 July 06, 2019 UTC, Location: Pub refusing to serve man with autism prompts plea for greater awareness of disability, Jill Biden has experienced tragedy first hand. M3+ is >99%23–52 such earthquakes may occur re-invigorated by larger aftershock. CHANCE OF AN EARTHQUAKE*in the next week until July 22, 2019. The earthquake is the one of the largest to strike the region since the July 4 and 5 earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake late Friday with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 about 11 miles from Ridgecrest in the Mojave desert and … (19.2 miles), 2019-07-06 03:22:48 UTC The epicenter was reported as being 20 miles north of Ridgecrest near Little Lake at a depth of 1.1 miles deep. It unleashed 11 times the amount of energy of the previous day's quake, also centered near Ridgecrest, said CNN Meteorologist Brandon Miller. 30.2 km from Epicenter at 35.905, -117.734 The quake, however, was felt over a wide region, with shaking reported as far south as San Diego, as far north as San Francisco and Reno, Nevada, and as far east as Phoenix, Arizona, according to crowd-sourced data collected by the USGS. Epicenter at 35.86, -117.668 at 03:28 July 06, 2019 UTC, Location: The town was cut off due to a rock slide, residents told the Los Angeles Times. at 03:29 July 06, 2019 UTC, Location: US Geological Survey and Caltech seismologists have cautioned that aftershocks and earthquakes will likely be expected in the Ridgecrest for months or years to come. The quake was felt as far away as Las Vegas and Mexico, the USGS said. Epicenter at 35.895, -117.74 At the state level, California is partnering with the US Federal Government to build a statewide earthquake warning system, with the goal of turning it on by June 2021. Ridgecrest China Lake Acres The system gave scientists at the California Institute of Technology's seismology lab given 48 seconds of warning for Friday's quake. Follow our live coverage of the US election aftermath. It was followed by at least 16 aftershocks of magnitude-4 or above, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). (10.2 miles). The chance of a 5.0-magnitude quake "is approaching certainty", she added. Megan Valentine/Handout -- April S. 32.2 km from First published on July 5, 2019 / 11:42 PM. Ridgecrest was hit by a magnitude-6.4 earthquake the day before, which was US Independence Day. On Thursday, July 4th, at 10:33 a.m. PST a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck about 12 … Epicenter at 35.936, -117.703 The Los Angeles commuter rail service Metrolink said on Twitter its services had been resumed after being suspended because of the earthquake. Thursday's quake is now known as a "foreshock" when an aftershock is larger than the originally quake. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake late Friday with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 about 11 miles from Ridgecrest in the Mojave desert and 123 north of Los Angeles. The M 7.1 earthquake occurred at the NW extension of the prior sequence. Southern California hit with 7.1 magnitude qu... A house burns after an earthquake in Ridgecrest, California, U.S. July 5, 2019. There was no major damage to infrastructure identified, the LAFD tweeted. (Brian Olson / California Geological Survey) Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. 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All Rights Reserved. It also confirmed that many commuters faced delays as it made precautionary track inspections. ” reports. Inyokern 17.2 km from Californian Governor Gavin Newsom activated the OES operations centre "to its highest level". Be in the know. Searles Valley Updated 1442 GMT (2242 HKT) July 12, 2019. Epicenter at 35.8, -117.605 Choose the plan that’s right for you. More than 1,000 aftershocks have been recorded since Thursday's earthquake. Beyond the epicentre's immediate radius of 80 to 95km, most of the shaking was reported as relatively light. The epicenter was reported as being 20 miles north of Ridgecrest near Little Lake at a depth of 1.1 miles deep. As of 10:30 p.m. PT, there were two aftershocks above a 5.0 magnitude, 16 above a 4.0 magnitude and over 50 above a 3.0 magnitude. A tsunami warning is not expected. The magnitude 7.1 event occurred about 34 hours after and about 7 miles northwest of a magnitude 6.4 foreshock on July 4, 2019 at 10:34 a.m. Pacific Time. The quake struck at 8:19 p.m., according to the USGS. M7+ is <1%1 in 300 chance. The earthquake is the one of the largest to strike the region since the July 4 and 5 earthquakes. State highway officials shut a 48-kilometre section of State Route 178 between Ridgecrest, the area hit by two major temblors as many days, and the town of Trona southwest of Death Valley. While commonly plotted as points on maps, earthquakes of this size are more appropriately described as slip over a larger fault area.