Southern California Hit by 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake
EARTHQUAKE – A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 recently hit Southern California.
Among the natural events that may happen anytime are earthquakes, the shaking caused by the movement of plates. It is usually the countries lying along the Pacific Ring of Fire that experience it.
The public are encouraged to study about earthquake safety tips as it can happen anywhere. Usually, strong quakes are followed by several aftershocks.
One of the most recent strong quakes that hit a part of a country is the 6.4 magnitude quake in Southern California which struck yesterday, July 5 (Philippine Time).
The epicenter of the quake was found near the Ridgecrest City. The strong shaking felt in the area led to damages and as well as fires. Rescue teams and fire engines were out to assist the victims.
The people were previously warned that the 6.4 magnitude quake may be followed by another strong quake – and it happened.
Based on a recent report on Manila Bulletin, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California a day after it was jolted by a strong quake.
As of this writing, there are no other information yet regarding the incident. We’ll keep you posted for further updates.
Hopefully, everyone is safe.