BREAKING: Southern California Hit with 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake — 11 miles North North-East of Ridgecrest, CA
California was hit with a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Friday night.
— Earthquake Monitor (@EQAlerts) July 6, 2019
The USGS website crashed for several minutes.
The website now says the center of the quake was 17 kilometers (11 miles) north north-east of Ridgecrest, California.
The quake was “downgraded” to 6.9 magnitude.
Friday night Quake: downgraded to 6.9 in Southern California pic.twitter.com/4JuG8Hlogn
— Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) July 6, 2019
UPDATE: Reassessed to 7.1, with multiple aftershocks in the 2,3,4 range with a few 5 magnitudes
— Mick Akers (@mickakers) July 6, 2019
Reporters on air react to quake:
Another Earthquake in Ridgecrest! 6.9 Magnitude- hope everyone is OK pic.twitter.com/sMOPP8YjxJ
— Jeff Haring (@JeffHaring) July 6, 2019
Early reports from Ridgcrest:
Major damage is expected here in Ridgecrest, California after the earthquake. Huge fire at a mobile home park captured by WCK’s @cheftkilcoyne — Our team is safe and we will be working to support evacuees. pic.twitter.com/djSogOLyxA
— World Central Kitchen (@WCKitchen) July 6, 2019
— jessica (@dearjessikahhhh) July 6, 2019
— Rex Emerson (@Rex_Emerson) July 6, 2019
@RidgecrestPD is asking for help with earthquake relief! The residents of Trona need bottled water. They have set up a bottled water collection trailer at the Police Department.@ktla @FOXLA @23ABCNews #earthquakerespnse#ridgecrestearthquake pic.twitter.com/BSzanP6CnM
— CHP- Mojave (@chpmojave) July 6, 2019
The quake was felt in Los Angeles:
HAPPENING NOW — 5.1 earthquake in LA. Currently, we are inside Dodger Stadium, sitting down the right field line. The whole upper deck was shaking. Experienced a brief few minutes of chaos but all is fine now. The players continued like nothing happened. @SpecNews1SoCal pic.twitter.com/KGdqy8u8wV
— Samantha-Jo Roth (@SamanthaJoRoth) July 6, 2019
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 6, 2019