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The strongest magnitude of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Southern California since 1999

via:快科技     time:2019/7/6 13:38:38     readed:145

According to CCTV news reports, the current casualties and property loss reports are not clear.

The Beijing News reported that an ongoing NBA Summer League was suspended. Witnesses at the scene said the entire stadium swayed for 30 seconds.

Before that, at 0133 on July 05, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in California (35.71 degrees north latitude and 117.51 degrees west longitude), with a focal depth of 10 km.

It is understood that,The earthquake was the strongest in Southern California in 20 years. The last strong earthquake in Southern California was in 1999 with a magnitude of 7.1.

It is reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was in the Mojave Desert in eastern California, which is also located on the east side of the San Andres fault. There are still many secondary fault zones near this large transition fault. The earthquake is large in scale, and there is a small city near the epicenter, which may be slightly destructive.

The epicenter of the quake was only about five miles from the ground and about 150 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Residents across Southern California felt the tremor strongly.

Nearly 100 aftershocks have occurred 24 hours after the earthquake.

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