An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred in California

Hundreds of aftershocks after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 did not cease all subsequent days, and today there was another magnitude earthquake of magnitude 7.1 with an epicenter at a depth of 17 km.

This earthquake felt all the inhabitants. In the town of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, after an earthquake, electricity was completely turned off.

Fire brigades were forced to leave to extinguish the fires that broke out. Cracks appeared on many buildings, some residential buildings moved from their foundations. It is reported that dozens of people were injured.

The epicenter was located 17 km from the town of Ridzhkrest and 202 km from Los Angeles. The aftershocks were felt in several states in the southwestern United States and in northern Mexico.

Nearest Places

Ridgecrest, CA
17 km (10.6 mi)

Searles Valley, CA
18 km (11.2 mi)

Lonely Pine, CA
100 km (62,1 mi)

Barstow, CA
110 km (68,4 mi)

Bakersfield CA
137 km (85.1 mi)

San Bernardino, CA
184 km (114.3 mi)

Bishop CA
191 km (118.7 mi)