Massive 6.4 Earthquake Rocks Southern California – Shaking Felt All the Way in Las Vegas

A massive 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday morning at 10:33 AM local time.

The quake, which was centered in the Searles Valley (apprx 120 miles northeast of Los Angeles) was initially reported to be a 6.6, however, it was later revised to a 6.4.

The shaking was widely felt and people reported feeling the earthquake all the way in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

There have also been multiple aftershocks with a magnitude of 4.0 or larger.

Thursday’s quake was the largest temblor to hit Southern California in decades.

Twitter video from Orange County of a chandelier swaying:

Scott Baio posted a video of the earthquake from one of his security cameras:


Reports of structure fires in Kern County.

House fire in Ridgecrest, CA:

Broken bottles at a liquor store in Ridgecrest:

https://twitter.com/zomo_abd/status/1146843583988658176

Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon that he had been briefed on the SoCal quake.

According to authorities, no injuries have been reported.

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