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https://abc7.com/live-64-earthquake-strikes-mojave-desert-usgs-says/5378574/

This Quake is currently under investigation as of this posting.
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Re: 6.4 earthquake strikes Mojave Desert's Searles Valley, USGS says
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2019, 03:04:22 PM »

Reports of significant damage in the Ridgecrest area, which is about 150 miles north of Los Angeles. It was felt in the LA metro, Las Vegas, San Diego, Bakersfield and Fresno but no damage in any of those places.
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Re: 6.4 earthquake strikes Mojave Desert's Searles Valley, USGS says
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2019, 04:38:15 PM »

We got to wait and see if the aftershocks might be as big as the current quake. There's one more article on the subject.
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Preliminary-Magnitude-66-Earthquake-Rattles-Southern-California-512225192.html

How far the Ridgequest area is from the San Andreas Fault?
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Re: 6.4 earthquake strikes Mojave Desert's Searles Valley, USGS says
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2019, 04:46:56 PM »

How far the Ridgequest area is from the San Andreas Fault?

Ridgecrest is more than 100 miles away, and the quake epicenters seem to be even more distant. But the San Andreas isn't California's only major fault.
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Re: 6.4 earthquake strikes Mojave Desert's Searles Valley, USGS says
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2019, 07:46:49 PM »

Didnít even feel it in the western Sierras.  People in Fresno are saying they felt the shaking. 

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