Southern California was strike by another large trembler during 8:19 p.m. internal time Friday. Initial reports pronounced it was bulk 7.1.
It was centered nearby a same Mojave Desert site as a 6.4 upheaval on Thursday, nearby a city of Ridgecrest.
There are no evident reports on repairs or injuries in a Friday night quake. Few injuries were reported from a Thursday event, nonetheless damaged gas lines caused dual residence fires.
Geologist Lucy Jones went with new vernacular — changing a outline of Thursday’s upheaval to a foreshock in light of a incomparable one.
So a M6.4 was a foreshock. This was a M7.1 on a same error as has been producing a Searles Valley sequence. This is partial of a same method –
— Dr. Lucy Jones (@DrLucyJones) Jul 6, 2019
Jones pronounced a segment is in a midst of an trembler method and “another bulk 6 would not be startling to anybody.”
The rolling was felt via a region.
This story will be updated.