We felt a lil’ movement here in the valley, but all good. Las Vegas Valley - Futon shook North/South about 5 seconds. '. In Kern County, the quake has sparked fires as well as evacuations at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital and some apartment buildings, officials said. 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. A Ridgecrest resident shared video of her father's liquor store that was damaged by the earthquake. Officials in San Bernardino County said the quake caused water mains to break, downed power lines, cracked buildings and caused rock slides on roads. These photos show broken bottles and other goods in two separate stores in California, following the earthquake. '", "This was a strong one," the LAPD tweeted, "and a good reminder to be prepared.". Mojave desert, California - July 4, 2019; Pomona , CA - I had just stood up and felt one intense jolt followed by some smaller ones. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. 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 … So, immediately I thought, 'this is really happening, it's not stopping. Initial reports say a 7.1 earthquake has hit near Ridgecrest, California -- roughly 200 miles west of Las Vegas. The quake struck at a depth of 5.4 miles in the vast desert region, lasting multiple seconds. And so we came outside because we didn’t know if there was going to be structural damage and anything falling down," she told ABC News. The 6.4 quake struck Thursday morning and was centered in a remote area near Searles Valley in the Mojave Desert. A dozen aftershocks have hit. — 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. ', '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.'. Several residents shared videos of their homes shaking during the quake. Las Vegas Valley - Futon shook North/South about 5 seconds. Food fell from shelves at the Stater Bros. in Ridgecrest, Calif., Thursday, July 4, 2019. Updated on July 8, 2019. 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. 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 … Stacy Bindschatel, a nurse who takes x-rays at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, told ABC News the quake sent computer there flying to the ground. An official at China Lake said there was 'substantial damage' to their facilities, including fires, water leaks and spills of hazardous materials. 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 […] 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. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. Bindschatel said they've seen multiple patients with injuries including those who had objects fall on them. 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. At least four large aftershocks have been recorded, measuring 4.7, 3.5, 3.8 and 4.2 magnitude, officials said. 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. The mayor of Ridgecrest confirmed to ABC News that they have declared a state of emergency in the city. I could shaking was from an E Quake, used to live in Ca. Magical moment base jumpers leap from cliff face. No damage. The area could even be hit by a larger quake, she added. Hundreds of broken bottles of spirits were seen all over the floor of the store as the family surveyed the damage. I could shaking was from an E Quake, used to live in Ca. (MORE: New app warns LA residents seconds before a massive earthquake strikes) In Kern County, the quake has sparked fires as well as evacuations at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital and some apartment buildings, officials said. 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. "This is an isolated enough location that that's going to greatly reduce the damage," Jones said at a news conference. Seismologists said some could exceed 5.0. 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 magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. 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The mayor said the local senior center was holding a Fourth of July event when the quake hit. Window shades swayed. No damage. Today’s quake was four miles outside of town. 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. 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… — NWS Las Vegas (@NWSVegas) July 4, 2019 It was the largest quake to hit the area since 1999, when a 7.1 earthquake struck in a remote part of the Mojave desert, Jones said. (Photo by FREDERIC J. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. ', Several celebrities also tweeted about the quake. 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Its epicenter was also located in or on the edge of the US Navy's sprawling desert bomb testing range known as China Lake. In Kern County, the earthquake prompted evacuations at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. There were also 3206 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. — 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. Jolly delivery driver sings and dances on job, Two bikini-clad women twerk in public fountain in centre of Seville, Adorable moment puppies settle down for nap in daycare centre, Impressive moment hot water thrown into air immediately freeze, Premier League ace arrives in court for lockdown crash sentencing, Jack Grealish crashes £80k Range Rover into cars and mounts pavement, Wizards! Veteran seismologist Lucy Jones (pictured) said the earthquake was the strongest to hit Southern California in 20 years. 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'. LAS VEGAS, NV. The Kern County Fire Department said it has sent search and rescue teams to the town of 28,000 people. 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. According to poweroutage.us, there were some 5,851 customers without power in Kern County. 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Not jerky. 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. This earthquake is on the map of LA and Southern California and is … 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. 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. Fire crews are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents in Ridgecrest. By - Associated Press - Thursday, July 4, 2019 LOS ANGELES — A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on … 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. 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… 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 … 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. According to Diane Ruggiero, general manager of the Hampton Inn and Suites Ridgecrest, said the hotel has significant damage. — Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) July 6, 2019 A 7.1 magnitude earthquake … — 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. Biggest quake: 5.1 quake Esmeralda County, 16 mi south of Mina, Nevada, USA, 1 Dec 3:32 pm (GMT -8) Ridgecrest, California and surrounding areas were hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake July 4, and they were hit again by an even more severe earthquake July … The quake was even felt around Las Vegas, though police there said no damage was reported. It was felt in central Los Angeles as a long, rolling quake, making buildings rock back and forth for at least several seconds. Downloads. "We stayed outside, there was a couple more after effects, we kept feeling the trembles. 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