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By Yvette Urrea Moe
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Strong quake prompts earthquake preparedness reminders

 

Last updated 7/15/2019 at 10:12am



If residents felt some shaking on the Fourth of July, and even if they didn’t personally sense it, they likely heard it was a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest.

The quake is being called one of the biggest in Southern California in 20 years, could be felt in various counties as far as San Diego County and Nevada and is continuing to put out aftershocks.

Residents should have a plan in place for earthquakes. Does everyone in your family know what to do in the event of significant shaking? What if family members are separated from each other? How wi...



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