Play it now. 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… 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 … No damage. 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. The epicenter was very close to Ridgecrest, a town with a population of more than 27,600 in the high desert. 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. Its strength was so strong that a Las Vegas Earthquake of lesser magnitude was felt as well. A 6.4 earthquake struck in Southern California about 150 miles from Los Angeles on July 4, 2019. Officials in San Bernardino County said the quake caused water mains to break, downed power lines, cracked buildings and caused rock slides on roads. Lordt,' she joked. No injuries or fires were reported in San Bernardino County. 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. Mojave desert, California - July 4, 2019; Pomona , CA - I had just stood up and felt one intense jolt followed by some smaller ones. It was felt in central Los Angeles as a long, rolling quake, making buildings rock back and forth for at least several seconds. 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. 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 The USGS said the quake started 11 miles from Ridgecrest, California, around 10.33am. 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. 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 So far, 86 earthquakes have occurred just northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the National Weather Service office in Las Vegas. ", 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. — 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! 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. Seismologists said some could exceed 5.0. By - Associated Press - Thursday, July 4, 2019 LOS ANGELES — A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on … — 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. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. But it was loooong. 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. That was the longest earthquake I’ve ever experienced. 'It was so long I thought for the first time ever “Is this the big one?” Damn. '", "This was a strong one," the LAPD tweeted, "and a good reminder to be prepared.". Respect Mother Nature. I could shaking was from an E Quake, used to live in Ca. Los Angeles saw no injuries or significant damage, the fire department said. 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 … 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. Everything fell of the walls, out of the cabinets," said Sara Beren, park mangaer at Trousdale Estates in Ridgecrest. ', Several celebrities also tweeted about the quake. She’s the boss. Not jerky. "This is an isolated enough location that that's going to greatly reduce the damage," Jones said at a news conference. We felt a lil’ movement here in the valley, but all good. Authorities in the Ridgecrest area could not be reached immediately for comment. Fire crews are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents in Ridgecrest. 6.4 magnitude earthquake. Homeowner Charlotte Sturgeon said the foundation of her house is completely off and is leaning in one direction. A dozen aftershocks have hit. (MORE: New app warns LA residents seconds before a massive earthquake strikes). "This can’t be saved, I’m pretty sure," Sturgeon said. Actress Gabrielle Union tweeted that the she was using the bathroom at the time of the earthquake. LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Ridgecrest Earthquake was felt across California and Nevada. A tweet from the Los Angeles International Airport said no runways were damaged and the airport was operating as normal. — 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 … A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Southern California was felt throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday amid Fourth of July celebrations. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? Updated on July 8, 2019. She says everyone made it out shaken up but without injuries. Its epicenter was also located in or on the edge of the US Navy's sprawling desert bomb testing range known as China Lake. 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 […] 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. Laguna Beach police shared on social media that 'there is NO tsunami danger to the California coastline' following the quake. That earthquake was not fun… — Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) July 4, 2019. The 6.4 quake struck Thursday morning and was centered in a remote area near Searles Valley in the Mojave Desert. According to poweroutage.us, there were some 5,851 customers without power in Kern County. Ava DuVernay also tweeted: 'Been living in Los Angeles all my life. 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Jones said she wouldn't be surprised if the area is hit by many aftershocks in the coming days. Judge rejects Trump Organization's claim of privilege to shield documents from NY AG, 5 years and counting: Ex-treasure hunter still stuck in jail, Kizzmekia Corbett praised as key scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine, Biden plays hardball as he seeks a mandate: The Note. She says the previous large quake was a 7.1 on that struck in the area on October 16, 1999. It started 71 miles from Lancaster and 82 miles from Bakersfield. 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 quake was felt from Las Vegas in Nevada to Los Angeles on California's Pacific coast. The … In San Bernardino County, the quake broke water mains, downed power lines, cracked buildings and caused rock slides on roads, officials said. A video from Ridgecrest showed a large fire in the backyard of a home. 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… One video shows the moment the quake even created waves in a resident's swimming pool. After Southern California experienced its most powerful earthquake in decades on Independence Day, an even stronger temblor shook the region late Friday. Window shades swayed. The July 4th, 2019 Mw 6.4 earthquake in eastern California, southwest of Searles Valley, occurred as the result of shallow strike slip faulting in the crust of the North America plate. 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 … 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. Published: 13:47 EST, 4 July 2019 | Updated: 01:05 EST, 5 July 2019. This event was centered near the July 4, 2019 magnitude 6.4 earthquake. Depth: 10 km. 'The fact that I experienced that longa** earthquake while on the toilet at the gym...and immediately blamed the celery juice, is about right. LAS VEGAS, NV. 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. Farm Heroes Saga, the #4 Game on iTunes. In 1994, magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit Southern California. Follow live updates: https://t.co/egvPjwFYnN pic.twitter.com/QDyjP5AYFz. LAS VEGAS, NV. "We will continue to have a lot of aftershocks," seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones warned at a news conference following the quake. Ashleigh Chandler, a helicopter rescue EMT at Fort Irwin, California, said the quake happened as she was getting ready for a July 4th party. It hit at 10:33 local time (18:33GMT) on the US Fourth of July … — Matt Dentler (@MattDentler) July 4, 2019 (Photo by FREDERIC J. Reported as 6.6 magnitude near … According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake was reported near Searles Valley, a sparsely populated portion of the Mojave Desert. Las Vegas Valley - Futon shook North/South about 5 seconds. At the time it caused billions of dollars of damage. — 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 quake struck at a depth of 5.4 miles in the vast desert region, lasting multiple seconds. There were no immediate reports of injuries in the Los Angeles area, which is about 125 miles southwest of Ridgecrest. That was the longest earthquake I’ve ever experienced. 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'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."'. (MORE: New app warns LA residents seconds before a massive earthquake … At least four large aftershocks have been recorded, measuring 4.7, 3.5, 3.8 and 4.2 magnitude, officials said. Over the past 40 years, 8 other M5+ earthquakes have occurred within 50 km of the July 4th, 2019 earthquake. 2 of 9 A medical helicopter flies overhead in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. But Angelenos noted how rare it was to feel such a long quake. An official at China Lake said there was 'substantial damage' to their facilities, including fires, water leaks and spills of hazardous materials. 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'. She added, "This is a large enough earthquake that it probably did break through to the surface of the earth. 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. Residents in Ridgecrest also saw severe damage to their homes. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on July 5, 2019 at 8:20 p.m. local time (July 6 at 03:20 UTC). 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 … (Photo by FREDERIC J. 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. Brown / AFP / Getty Images, A medical helicopter flies overhead in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. We waited until there was no trembles happening for quite a while before we went inside and were stilling the after effects.". 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. It was like 15, 20 seconds, maybe. But it was loooong. A 6.4 earthquake struck in Southern California about 150 miles from Los Angeles on July 4, 2019. One video shows the moment the quake even created waves in a resident's swimming pool. This earthquake is on the map of LA and Southern California and is … “Our kitchen is completely destroyed. Brown / AFP / Getty Images, A medical helicopter flies overhead in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. '6.6 is strong. '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. The Kern County Fire Department said it has sent search and rescue teams to the town of 28,000 people. Moment Phoebe the boxer dog practices her ice skating skills, Shocking moment Irish lecturers heard giving rude students feedback, Dominic Raab confirms UK will 'enforce our waters' post-Brexit, Mall Santa refuses to bring boy a nerf gun so NRA Santa surprises him, NYPD shoots dead gunman who opened fire near Christmas carollers, That's the spirit! The USGS has issued a red alert for economic losses meaning that extensive damage is probable, and the disaster is likely widespread. — Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) July 4, 2019 I’ve lived in Los Angeles for 7+ years and that’s the first time an earthquake actually made me quake. According to European quake agency, EMSC, the quake was felt in an area inhabited by some 20 million people. Food fell from shelves at the Stater Bros. in Ridgecrest, Calif., Thursday, July 4, 2019. In Kern County, the earthquake prompted evacuations at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Hundreds of broken bottles of spirits were seen all over the floor of the store as the family surveyed the damage. It was pretty good shaking, so I'm out of breath. 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. This graphic shows the areas where the quake was felt, The earthquake struck about seven miles southwest of Searles Valley, California (pictured). Several celebrities also tweeted about the quake. No damage. Seismologist Lucy Jones talks during a news conference at the Caltech Seismological Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, July 4, 2019. Firefighters were seen battling the blaze, This firefighter is seen fully extinguishing the blaze from the home in Ridgecrest, This image shows another angle of the firefighters battling the blaze in Ridgecrest, The earthquake caused rock slides (left) as well as large cracks (right) across roads, officials said, Fire officials say they are working nearly two dozen incidents in and around the city of Ridgecrest, California, following today's earthquake. ', '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.'. (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. ', Trevor Noah said: 'That earthquake was not fun...'. Biggest quake: 5.1 quake Esmeralda County, 16 mi south of Mina, Nevada, USA, 1 Dec 3:32 pm (GMT -8) It was so long I thought for the first time ever 'Is this the big one? 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. Posted July 6, 2019 . Several residents shared videos of their homes shaking during the quake. Ridgecrest Mayor Peggy Breedon said the city was dealing with fires and broken gas lines, as well as falling objects that hit people, as the city endured many aftershocks. The area is associated with the Eastern California Shear Zone and has suffered earthquake swarms in the past, including a series of some 2,500 tremors over the course of five weeks in the summer of 1995. 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… Veteran seismologist Lucy Jones said the earthquake was the strongest to hit Southern California in 20 years. The mayor of Ridgecrest confirmed to ABC News that they have declared a state of emergency in the city. — 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. 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 … Megan Palin news.com.au July 5, 2019 … These photos show broken bottles and other goods in two separate stores in California, following the earthquake. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The floor has also dropped in her front room. 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. 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. The quake was even felt around Las Vegas, though police there said no damage was reported. Prayers to those in D valley, Bakersfield, S Valley, Kern etc. 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. Firefighters were seen battling the blaze. 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. Summary Poster. She said workers are currently assessing broken gas lines and turning off gas where necessary. No injuries or fires were reported in San Bernardino County, officials added. A Ridgecrest resident shared video of her father's liquor store that was damaged by the earthquake. A tsunami is not expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. Veteran seismologist Lucy Jones (pictured) said the earthquake was the strongest to hit Southern California in 20 years. The earthquake got the attention of President Donald Trump who tweeted: 'Been fully briefed on earthquake in Southern California. Breeden said firefighters are working to put out five fires in the area. 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. 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. 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 — 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. 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. 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. '. LAS VEGAS, NV. Initial reports say a 7.1 earthquake has hit near Ridgecrest, California -- roughly 200 miles west of Las Vegas. Be safe, stay prepared,' Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson tweeted. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. 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. Temperatures in the area were expected to climb to nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday, with extremely low humidity, the Weather Channel said. 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