New earthquake occurred near the city of Ridgecrest, but was stronger than the previous one, which called for a record 25 years.
In the South American state of California, there was a new earthquake of magnitude 6.9 points. This was reported by the US Geological survey, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to korrespondent.net.
According to her, the epicenter was 17 km North-East of the city of Ridgecrest. According to the European Mediterranean seismological center, the center lies at a depth of 10 km.
This is the second earthquake in the area this week. On 4 July near the city of Ridgecrest earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4. Were also recorded aftertake.
As said on Twitter the fire Department located East of Los Angeles in San Bernardino, the earthquake one person received minor injuries.
Firefighters also said the destruction of houses located near the center of the tremors. “The house shifted in their Foundation cracks, retaining walls destroyed”, — stated in the message.
This is the strongest earthquake in California since 1994. Then quake with a magnitude of 6.7, resulted in the deaths of 60 people and massive destruction.
WATCH: The moment the earthquake was felt at the Morongo Casino in Cabazon, California pic.twitter.com/D5Cj42NHlV
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