But it was loooong. Smooth and rolling. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rattled Southern California residents amid their Fourth of July celebrations has caused fires, damaged buildings and sparked rock slides. A tsunami is not expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. At the time it caused billions of dollars of damage. News World Cleanup begins after Los Angeles, Las Vegas shaken by earthquake 5:09am, Jul 5, 2019 Updated: 3:35pm, Oct 1 Cleanup begins after Los Angeles, Las Vegas shaken by earthquake No injuries or fires were reported in San Bernardino County, officials added. (MORE: New app warns LA residents seconds before a massive earthquake … Follow live updates: https://t.co/egvPjwFYnN pic.twitter.com/QDyjP5AYFz. On July 4, 2019, a magnitude-6.4 foreshock rattled Ridgecrest’s residents, but that was just the opening act to the magnitude-7.1 mainshock, which occurred 34 hours later. Reported as 6.6 magnitude near … ", 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. There were no immediate reports of injuries in the Los Angeles area, which is about 125 miles southwest of Ridgecrest. 'It was so long I thought for the first time ever “Is this the big one?” Damn. The Kern County Fire Department said it has sent search and rescue teams to the town of 28,000 people. But it was loooong. The … So far, 86 earthquakes have occurred just northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the National Weather Service office in Las Vegas. Magical moment base jumpers leap from cliff face. She said workers are currently assessing broken gas lines and turning off gas where necessary. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Updated July 4, 2019 8:57 pm ET LOS ANGELES—A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck a remote area in the Mojave Desert, sending tremors as far … It was so long I thought for the first time ever 'Is this the big one? Laguna Beach police shared on social media that 'there is NO tsunami danger to the California coastline' following the quake. — Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 4, 2019 ***** 10:30 A.M. Reports of an earthquake being felt in Las Vegas about 10:30 a.m. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake affected parts of … The largest of these was a M 5.8 event on September 20, 1995, just 3 km to the west of today’s event, which was felt strongly in the China Lake-Ridgecrest area, and more broadly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Fire crews are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents in Ridgecrest. According to European quake agency, EMSC, the quake was felt in an area inhabited by some 20 million people. This handout picture obtained courtesy of Rex Emerson taken on July 4, 2019 shows broken bottles and other goods in a store in Lake Isabella, Calif., after a 6.4 magnitude quake hit Southern California. All seems to be very much under control! Play it now. The Ridgecrest Earthquake today registered initially around 6.4 and could be felt in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Southern California, across Los Angeles, and even in Long Beach. It was like 15, 20 seconds, maybe. A moderate 6.4-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in Southern California jolted the Las Vegas Valley and Los Angeles area this Fourth of July morning. That was the longest earthquake I’ve ever experienced. An official at China Lake said there was 'substantial damage' to their facilities, including fires, water leaks and spills of hazardous materials. Not jerky. Seismologists said some could exceed 5.0. Several residents shared videos of their homes shaking during the quake. Las Vegas has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 4 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 9 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 27 earthquakes in the past 365 days No damage. The quake was even felt around Las Vegas, though police there said no damage was reported. Lordt,' she joked. 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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. A Ridgecrest resident shared video of her father's liquor store (pictured) that was damaged by the earthquake, Hundreds of broken bottles (pictured) of spirits were seen all over the floor of the store as the family surveyed the damage. This earthquake is on the map of LA and Southern California and is … A road is damaged from an earthquake Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Trona, Calif. (AP / Matt Hartman) Seismologist Lucy Jones talks during a news conference at … That earthquake was not fun… — Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) July 4, 2019. A video from Ridgecrest showed a large fire in the backyard of a home. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that jolted Southern California on the Fourth of July and which could be felt from the Pacific Coast to Las Vegas was the … Residents in Ridgecrest also saw severe damage to their homes. ', 'It's just a rolling feeling inside the building, inside the cafe and all of a sudden everything started falling off the shelf, glasses, the refrigerator and everything in the small refrigerator fell over.'. The epicenter was very close to Ridgecrest, a town with a population of more than 27,600 in the high desert. Respect Mother Nature. The comments below have not been moderated. 'At this time, the LAPD has not received any reports of damage or calls for service within the City of Los Angeles related to the #earthquake,' the LA Police Department tweeted. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rattled Southern California residents amid their Fourth of July celebrations has caused fires, damaged buildings and sparked rock slides. It was 16 miles from Searles Valley. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 4, 2019 Before Thursday, it had been almost five years since the state experienced an earthquake of magnitude 6 or stronger. During the past 30 days, Nevada was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 8 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 62 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 396 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. Several residents shared videos of their homes shaking during the quake. The Los Angeles Airport shared that all of their 'runways have been inspected with no reported damage to the airfield or the Sepulveda tunnel. A tweet from the Los Angeles International Airport said no runways were damaged and the airport was operating as normal. In a tweet, the Los Angeles Fire Department said 'all 106 fire stations are out conducting a strategic survey of their districts to determine if any damage exists'. A 6.4 earthquake struck in Southern California about 150 miles from Los Angeles on July 4, 2019. — Matt Dentler (@MattDentler) July 4, 2019 Prayers to those in D valley, Bakersfield, S Valley, Kern etc. According to the USGS website, the earthquake was centered in Searles Valley, California which is about 60 miles northwest of Barstow in the Mojave Desert. Over the past 40 years, prior to the July 4th event, 8 other M5+ earthquakes have occurred within 50 km of the July 6th, 2019 earthquake. Director Ava DuVernay tweeted, "Been living in Los Angeles all my life. LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Southern California at 10:33 a.m. Thursday and the earthquake could be felt by residents in the Las Vegas area. No damage. Officials in San Bernardino County said the quake caused water mains to break, downed power lines, cracked buildings and caused rock slides on roads. In Kern County, the quake has sparked fires as well as evacuations at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital and some apartment buildings, officials said. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has hit Southern California, the largest temblor to hit the region in decades with rumblings felt in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. In 1994, magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit Southern California. Temperatures in the area were expected to climb to nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday, with extremely low humidity, the Weather Channel said. The long, rolling quake measured 6.4 in magnitude and was centered in the remote Searles Valley area near Ridgecrest in San Bernardino County, over a hundred miles away from Los Angeles… Mojave desert, California - July 4, 2019; Pomona , CA - I had just stood up and felt one intense jolt followed by some smaller ones. Posted July 6, 2019 . 'I was just in the living room getting everything ready, we start to feel the shaking, so then I look up and then the wine bottles start rattling and I thought, "They're going to fall."'. In a tweet, the department said it was working 'nearly 2 dozens incidents ranging from medical assistance to structure fires in and around the city of Ridgecrest'. — Rod Boone (@rodboone) July 6, 2019 The earthquake was also felt during the Los Angeles Dodgers' game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. Farm Heroes Saga, the #4 Game on iTunes. '6.6 is strong. Seismologists said some could exceed 5.0. Biggest quake: 5.1 quake Esmeralda County, 16 mi south of Mina, Nevada, USA, 1 Dec 3:32 pm (GMT -8) Operations remain normal'. "This is an isolated enough location that that's going to greatly reduce the damage," Jones said at a news conference. 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The most populated area near the epicenter was Ridgecrest, home to 28,000 people. "We stayed outside, there was a couple more after effects, we kept feeling the trembles. That was the longest earthquake I’ve ever experienced. According to the USGS website, the earthquake was centered in Searles Valley, California which is about 60 miles northwest of Barstow in the Mojave Desert. — KSNV News 3 (@News3LV) July 4, 2019 Ashleigh Chandler, a helicopter rescue EMT at Fort Irwin, California, said the quake happened as she was getting ready for a July 4th party. LOS ANGELES — Aftershocks from Southern California’s largest earthquake in 20 years rumbled beneath the Mojave Desert on Friday as authorities tallied damage in the sparsely populated region. “Our kitchen is completely destroyed. Published: 13:47 EST, 4 July 2019 | Updated: 01:05 EST, 5 July 2019. Players and staff leave the court after an earthquake during an NBA summer league basketball game between the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, July 5, 2019, in Las Vegas… But Angelenos noted how rare it was to feel such a long quake. '", "This was a strong one," the LAPD tweeted, "and a good reminder to be prepared.". Everything fell of the walls, out of the cabinets," said Sara Beren, park mangaer at Trousdale Estates in Ridgecrest. Firefighters were seen battling the blaze. The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years has prompted one city to declare a state of emergency Thursday, and shook residents from Las Vegas to Orange County. The foreshock originated along a strike-slip fault in the Eastern California Shear Zone, a region frequented by earthquake swarms, near the edge of Death Valley Nationa… A 6.4 earthquake struck in Southern California about 150 miles from Los Angeles on July 4, 2019. So, immediately I thought, 'this is really happening, it's not stopping. Veteran seismologist Lucy Jones (pictured) said the earthquake was the strongest to hit Southern California in 20 years. 6.4 magnitude earthquake. Window shades swayed. A foreshock registering 6.4 Mw  occurred at 10:33 a.m. PDT (17:33 UTC) 7.5 mi (12.1 km) southwest of Searles Valley. Las Vegas Valley - Futon shook North/South about 5 seconds. The 6.4 quake struck Thursday morning and was centered in a remote area near Searles Valley in the Mojave Desert. This earthquake is on the map of LA and Southern California and is … July 4, 2019; SANTA MONICA, Calif. ... — A rolling 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of Southern California between Los Angeles and Las Vegas … '. One video shows the moment the quake even created waves in a resident's swimming pool. She says the previous large quake was a 7.1 on that struck in the area on October 16, 1999, According to European quake agency, EMSC, the quake was felt in an area inhabited by some 20 million people. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. Hundreds of broken bottles of spirits were seen all over the floor of the store as the family surveyed the damage. Depth: 10 km. She says everyone made it out shaken up but without injuries. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? "This can’t be saved, I’m pretty sure," Sturgeon said. July 6, 2019, 3:34 AM UTC / Updated July 6, 2019, 11:21 AM UTC By Phil Helsel LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. The July 5, 2019 magnitude 7.1 earthquake near eastern California’s Searles Valley resulted from shallow strike-slip faulting in the North America plate crust. Posted: Jul 4, 2019 / 10:44 AM PDT / Updated: Jul 4, 2019 / 07:24 PM PDT LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An earthquake was felt across the Las Vegas valley just after 10:30 a.m. this morning. 'The fact that I experienced that longa** earthquake while on the toilet at the gym...and immediately blamed the celery juice, is about right. The Fourth of July quake, which struck at about 10:30 a.m. local time, was centered in a remote area near Searles Valley in the Mojave Desert, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles. The mayor of Ridgecrest confirmed to ABC News that they have declared a state of emergency in the city. "All the cupboards and doors were opening. A magnitude 5 aftershock is likely, Jones said. The epicenter of Friday night's earthquake was about 10 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, Calif., a city of 28,000 that had already declared a state of emergency after Thursday's 6.4 … This graphic shows the areas where the quake was felt, The earthquake struck about seven miles southwest of Searles Valley, California (pictured). A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled the Las Vegas area Friday night, the second time in two days that a Southern California temblor has been felt in Southern Nevada, according to … Ava DuVernay also tweeted: 'Been living in Los Angeles all my life. The floor has also dropped in her front room. The USGS said the quake started 11 miles from Ridgecrest, California, around 10.33am. LAS VEGAS, NV. Biggest quake: 5.1 quake Esmeralda County, 16 mi south of Mina, Nevada, USA, 1 Dec 3:32 pm (GMT -8) It hit at 10:33 local time (18:33GMT) on the US Fourth of July … ', Trevor Noah said: 'That earthquake was not fun...'. Be safe, stay prepared,' Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson tweeted. Not jerky. LAS VEGAS, NV. During the past 30 days, Nevada was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 8 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 62 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 396 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. People from Las Vegas to the Pacific Coast reported feeling a rolling motion that shook shower doors and made hanging dining room light sway. A dozen aftershocks have hit. Posted: Jul 4, 2019 / 10:44 AM PDT / Updated: Jul 4, 2019 / 07:24 PM PDT LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An earthquake was felt across the Las Vegas valley just after 10:30 a.m. this morning. Downloads. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rattled Southern California residents amid their Fourth of July celebrations has caused fires, damaged buildings and sparked rock slides, The Kern County Fire Department said it was working 'nearly 2 dozens incidents ranging from medical assistance to structure fires (pictured) in and around the city of Ridgecrest', A video from Ridgecrest showed a large fire in the backyard of a home. — City of Los Angeles (@LACity) July 4, 2019 Yesterday and tonight’s #earthquakes were upsetting for many people, including some of us scientists who felt these in Pasadena. These photos show broken bottles and other goods in two separate stores in California, following the earthquake. At least four large aftershocks have been recorded, measuring 4.7, 3.5, 3.8 and 4.2 magnitude, officials said. Actress Gabrielle Union tweeted that the she was using the bathroom at the time of the earthquake, Cora Burke, a waitress at Midway Cafe in Ridgecrest, said: 'It almost gave me a heart attack. The temblor, which struck in an area on the edge of Death Valley National Park, was felt throughout Los Angeles, as far north as Fresno, and as far east as Las Vegas, Nevada. The largest of these was a M 5.8 event on September 20, 1995, just 3 km to the west of today’s event, which was felt strongly in the China Lake-Ridgecrest area, and more broadly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Summary Poster. 2 of 9 A medical helicopter flies overhead in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. Depth: 10 km. The USGS estimates that the 'impact should be relatively localized'. LAS VEGAS, NV. 'There is about a one-in-20 chance that this location will be having an even bigger earthquake within the next few days, that we have not yet seen the biggest earthquake of the sequence,' she said. Jones said she wouldn't be surprised if the area is hit by many aftershocks in the coming days. At 10:02 a.m. PDT (17:02 UTC) on July 4, 2019, a 4.0 Mw  foreshock occurred about 6.8 mi (10.9 km) southwest of Searles Valley, California. "We will continue to have a lot of aftershocks," seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones warned at a news conference following the quake. July 6, 2019 at 4:54 a.m. UTC LAS VEGAS — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake with its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif., shook sporting events Friday night from Dodger Stadium to the Las Vegas … A Ridgecrest resident shared video of her father's liquor store that was damaged by the earthquake. In this image taken from video provided by Ben Hood, a firefighter works to extinguish a fire, Thursday, July 4, 2019, following an earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif. She’s the boss. 2019-07-04 17:33:49 UTC at 17:33 July 04, 2019 UTC Location: Epicenter at 35.705, -117.506 11.2 km from Searles Valley (7.2 miles) Southern California. 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. One video shows the moment the quake even created waves in a resident's swimming pool. Initial reports say a 7.1 earthquake has hit near Ridgecrest, California -- roughly 200 miles west of Las Vegas. Breeden said firefighters are working to put out five fires in the area. The earthquake got the attention of President Donald Trump who tweeted: 'Been fully briefed on earthquake in Southern California. July 4, 2019 Earthquake Rattles The Las Vegas Valley An earthquake was felt in the Las Vegas, Nevada valley about 10:33 a.m during a live Independence Day Special of the Paul & Dean Show. July 4, 2019, at 6:17 PM LAS VEGAS (LVPR) — An earthquake was felt in the Las Vegas, Nevada valley about 10:33 a.m during a live Independence Day Special of the Paul & Dean Show. I could shaking was from an E Quake, used to live in Ca. 2019-07-04 17:33:49 UTC at 17:33 July 04, 2019 UTC Location: Epicenter at 35.705, -117.506 11.2 km from Searles Valley (7.2 miles) Southern California. — Matt Dentler (@MattDentler) July 4, 2019. Megan Palin news.com.au July 5, 2019 … LAS VEGAS — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake with its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif., shook sporting events Friday night from Dodger Stadium to the … 6.4 magnitude earthquake. Food fell from shelves at the Stater Bros. in Ridgecrest, Calif., Thursday, July 4, 2019. Stacy Bindschatel, a nurse who takes x-rays at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, told ABC News the quake sent computer there flying to the ground. 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The Ridgecrest Earthquake today registered initially around 6.4 and could be felt in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Southern California, across Los Angeles, and even in […] After Southern California experienced its most powerful earthquake in decades on Independence Day, an even stronger temblor shook the region late Friday. She says the previous large quake was a 7.1 on that struck in the area on October 16, 1999. The Naval Air Weapons Station covers 1.1 million acres and strictly controls the airspace above it. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The largest of these was a M 5.8 event on September 20, 1995, about 13 km to the west-northwest of today’s event, which was felt strongly in the China Lake-Ridgecrest area, and more broadly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. This event was centered near the July 4, 2019 magnitude 6.4 earthquake. LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. A 6.4 earthquake struck in Southern California about 150 miles from Los Angeles on July 4, 2019. ... July 4, 2019. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 4, 2019 Before Thursday, it had been almost five years since the state experienced an earthquake of magnitude 6 or stronger. The quake struck at a depth of 5.4 miles in the vast desert region, lasting multiple seconds. By - Associated Press - Thursday, July 4, 2019 LOS ANGELES — A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on … Over the past 40 years, prior to the July 4th event, 8 other M5+ earthquakes have occurred within 50 km of the July 6th, 2019 earthquake. Several celebrities also tweeted about the quake. Today’s quake was four miles outside of town. 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