As Aftershocks Rattle Southern California, a More Powerful Earthquake Could Soon Strike, Experts Warn

Live Science | 7/5/2019 | Staff
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Aftershocks continue to rumble through Southern California after the region was hit by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake Thursday (July 4) morning. Experts are warning that a bigger earthquake could strike in the coming days.

The quake, centered on Ridgecrest, west of Death Valley, was the strongest to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years. The effects could be felt as far as Los Angeles and Las Vegas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Quake - Aftershocks - Magnitude - CNN - Friday

Following the main quake, there have been at least 159 aftershocks that were of magnitude 2.5 or greater, according to CNN. Friday (July 5) morning, a magnitude-5.4 aftershock shook the region.

California is a seismically active area sitting on multiple...
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