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Powerful Earthquake Of 7.1 Magnitude Hits Southern California

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Another powerful earthquake hits South California for the second time in the last two days. The earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was felt 150 miles away from Los Angeles in Ridgecrest. This said to be the second largest earthquake that the state has suffered in the last two decades. According to the officials, the quake caused a lot of damage to the buildings and infrastructures of Los Angeles, but fortunately, no lives were lost during this major natural calamity.

The earthquake also caused the power cut in the city for a long amount of time. The earthquake is said to be 11 times stronger than the one that hit the state before as per the survey was done by the United States Geological department. In Los Angeles, vehicles and helicopter are being deployed by the fire department of the city to estimate the damage done by the massive quake with the purpose to serve the residents in need.

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An earthquake of 6.4 magnitudes already struck the state before. The earthquake that came one day earlier than this one. The combination of these two disastrous natural calamities caused a lot of damage in the city. The San Bernardino Fire Department informed the officers about the total loss and damage in the city.

The 911 department also reported many calls about the injuries suffered by people. However, no major case has been reported. The homes of the people shifted from their places, the foundations around the city suffered cracks, as well as the cases of walls retaining down,  has also been reported. But according to the officials, train and bus services did not experience any damage.

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