In California, there was the second powerful earthquake in a week

In southern California, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred. This is evidenced by the materials on the website of the American Geological Survey (USGS).

According to experts, the tremors were felt at 3.19 UTC. In addition to them, weaker earthquakes of 4.6 and 5.4 magnitudes were recorded in the region the day before. On June 5, the earthquake, NBC News notes, was felt in Los Angeles around 20.20 local time.

Information about any damage or injuries has not yet been reported. The center of tremors lay at a depth of 0.9 km. the Earthquake occurred in 202 km North of Los Angeles. The Euro-Mediterranean seismological center later adjusted its magnitude to 6.9. The power of the earthquake remained the same on the USGS website.

This is the second major earthquake in the region in the last week. On July 4, tremors of magnitude 6.4 were recorded in 196 km from Los Angeles. CNN called it the strongest earthquake in California in 20 years.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
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