Los Angeles saw no injuries or significant damage, the fire department said. A magnitude 5 aftershock is likely, Jones said. Seismologists said some could exceed 5.0. "This can’t be saved, I’m pretty sure," Sturgeon said. — 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. 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). No injuries or fires were reported in San Bernardino County, officials added. 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. 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. We waited until there was no trembles happening for quite a while before we went inside and were stilling the after effects.". 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. Several residents shared videos of their homes shaking during the quake. 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… 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 … Inside, the Navy develops and tests missiles, bombs, artillery shells and other war ordnance, and the aircraft used to deliver it. Actress Gabrielle Union tweeted that the she was using the bathroom at the time of the 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.'. — 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 USGS estimates that the 'impact should be relatively localized'. Depth: 10 km. Seismologists said some could exceed 5.0. Respect Mother Nature. By - Associated Press - Thursday, July 4, 2019 LOS ANGELES — A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on … 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 tsunami is not expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. The 6.4 quake struck Thursday morning and was centered in a remote area near Searles Valley in the Mojave Desert. ", 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. "This is an isolated enough location that that's going to greatly reduce the damage," Jones said at a news conference. Several celebrities also tweeted about 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. '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."'. — 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. A dozen aftershocks have hit. She says everyone made it out shaken up but without injuries. 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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. Downloads. One video shows the moment the quake even created waves in a resident's swimming pool. LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Ridgecrest Earthquake was felt across California and Nevada. It was felt in central Los Angeles as a long, rolling quake, making buildings rock back and forth for at least several seconds. It was like 15, 20 seconds, maybe. 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. "We will continue to have a lot of aftershocks," seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones warned at a news conference following the quake. 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