A powerful tremor of 7.1 magnitudes struck Southern California which triggered fires, power failure, gas leakage and injuries in the area.
United States meteorologists called it the most powerful quake in the last two decades. The depth of the tremor was 0.9km while Ridgecrest city was the epicenter. Earlier on Thursday, the same region jolted with a 6.4 magnitude tremor at 11km depth.
A Seismologist, Dr. Lucy Jones has predicted about more quakes to come and called it a tremor from earthquake sequence. She further revealed a 10% possibility of the same magnitude or larger tremor in next week.
Governor of California has presented heartfelt support to the affected people and also requested for federal funding. Fire Services called the recent damage more than the previous quake damage.
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