A new powerful earthquake shook Southern California late Friday, one day after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the region on the Fourth of July.
A preliminary 7.1 magnitude quake struck Searles Valley Friday at about 8:19 p.m. local time along the same fault line as the July Fourth quake, authorities said. Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones, from CalTech, called the quake on Thursday a foreshock, ahead of Friday night’s even bigger quake.
Ridgecrest, California, fire officials were responding to multiple fires and gas leaks. Mayor Peggy Breeden told ABC News the city was dealing with some injuries.Read More….https://abcnews.go.com/US/powerful-aftershocks-shake-southern-california-massive-earthquake-panic/story?id=64147691