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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake, 11 miles from Ridgecrest, CA · 8:19 PM

LA shakes again on July 5 – felt from Vegas to Mexico in largest quake in more than 20 years…



A large rolling earthquake centered 11 miles from Ridgecrest, CA. at 8:19 PM, was felt all the way to Mexico. The epicenter was again in the same relatively remote area as the July 4th quake: approximately 100 miles from downtown Los Angeles, in San Bernardino County.

In our newsroom, near LAX, the walls swayed and it was as if we were on a ship. Having been in the same location during the July 4th quake I can say that the difference was that this one lasted about twice as long. It was immediately clear that it was a higher magnitude.

For us near the coast, it is fortunate that the epicenter was approximately the same as the last one – approximately 150 miles inland

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