Strong earthquake hits California

Strong earthquake hits California A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rumbled in Los Angeles, Report says, citing Turkish NTV.
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June 4, 2020 10:00
Strong earthquake hits California

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rumbled in Los Angeles, Report says, citing Turkish NTV.

According to the US Geological Survey, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake rumbled near Ridgecrest about 120 miles northeast of Los Angeles, and shook was felt across Southern California.

The USGS estimated that only moderate shaking, or level 5 on the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale, would have affected Ridgecrest, a city of about 29,000 people in the Mojave Desert. Moderate shaking is capable of breaking dishes and windows and overturning objects but not expected to cause significant damage.

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