6.4 Magnitude California Earthquake shaken the Los Angeles city and surrounding today’s morning at 10:33 AM. Almost 4 Aftershocks has been also recorded after the originally 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Los Angeles City. Initial reports show that there was no injuries or damage to lives in the result of an earthquake. But a video just came showing a house got fire because of an earthquake in southern California.
Dr Lucy Jones from southern California told in news conference that people should expect ten aftershocks of 3.5 Magnitude. And they should be prepared for more 100 aftershocks of 2.5 Magnitude. Dr Lucy Jones ( seismologist ) also warned people that they may have an even bigger earthquake in the next three days at this location. There are 5 per cent chances of an earthquake bigger than magnitude 7.
The earthquake was only 5 miles in depth which is a lot more dangerous because typically around the world earthquakes happen 100 miles to 200 miles deep. The chart below shows the average magnitude of earthquakes and their depth.
Typical earthquake of this magnitude would have average 01 aftershocks. But Citizens of Los Angeles felt 25 Aftershocks today which signals the severity of today’s earthquake.
Reactions of People after California Earthquake
People on social media reacting mixed after the earthquake. Someone just posted a videotape recorded at Big Bear Lake.
Las Vegas Fire Rescue published the instructions in case of aftershocks or a bigger earthquake later.