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USCalifornia earthquake: Patients wheeled out of hospital, some still hooked to their IVs

09:05  06 july  2019
09:05  06 july  2019 Source:   cnn.com

Earthquake: 6.3 quake reported near La Esperanza, Panama

Earthquake: 6.3 quake reported near La Esperanza, Panama A magnitude 6.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday at 10:23 p.m. Pacific time two miles from La Esperanza, Panama, the U.S. Geological Survey said. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Puerto Armuelles, 12 miles from La Concepcion, 24 miles from David and 24 miles from Pedregal. In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

The Fourth of July California earthquake was followed by hundreds of aftershocks rumbling near Ridgecrest, the Hundreds of aftershocks follow Ridgecrest earthquake , California 's strongest in 20 years. After Thursday's magnitude-6.4 earthquake , at least some patients were evacuated from

Family camera captures California earthquake . The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 California is forecast to experience a much more powerful earthquake at some point, but scientists Most patients had cuts, bumps, bruises, said Vanessa DeGier, a hospital spokeswoman.

California earthquake: Patients wheeled out of hospital, some still hooked to their IVs© CNN House fire in Ridgecrest, California moments after a earthquake struck the area on Friday, July 5.

A second major earthquake to hit Southern California in less than two days sent jittery residents out on the streets Friday night.

The 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit 11 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the US Geological Survey. It comes a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rattled the state Thursday. That earthquake has produced more than 1,400 aftershocks, scientists said.

California earthquake: Patients wheeled out of hospital, some still hooked to their IVs© Paul Vercammen/CNN Patients wheeled out into parking lot at a hospital in Ridgecrest, California, after an earthquake on Friday.

Shortly after the latest earthquake, the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital wheeled out patients -- some still hooked to their IV stands. Nurses tended to patients outside in the dark as sirens wailed. Hotels near the hospital suffered power outages, plunging the area in darkness.

In downtown Ridgecrest, firefighters battled the raging flames on a home, preventing them from hopscotching to other houses in the residential area.

Multiple fires and injuries have been reported in Ridgecrest -- about 150 miles from Los Angeles -- after Friday's earthquake, Kern County spokeswoman Megan Person said. The county has activated an emergency operations

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Ridgecrest earthquake aftershocks keep rattling: More than 70 measuring 4.0+ since July 4.
LOS ANGELES - It's been more than a week since two of the largest earthquakes to hit Southern California in nearly two decades hit, and the aftershocks keep coming. A magnitude 4.2 earthquake Monday morning struck about 25 miles northwest of the July 5 magnitude 7.1 quake. There have been more than 70 earthquakes of magnitude 4 and greater since July 4, when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck on Independence Day; a day later, a much larger magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit. The earthquake at 1:38 a.m. occurred in the northwestern section of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake.

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