Strong Earthquake in California with magnitude 5.8 just a day after the deadly quake in Mexico

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On Wednesday, California was rattled by an earthquake with 5.8 magnitudes and it came at about 10:45 a.m. With the fear of earthquake people to be jolted awake and all lights to sway in homes. It was just a day after the deadly quake in Mexico.

California is just near to Cartago and it is about 180 miles north of Los Angeles.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said that before it was recorded at 5.8, the initial intensity of the earthquake was recorded at 6.0. Around 10:40 a.m the first temblor jolted the area around and had an epicenter of about 10 miles south-southeast of  Lone Pine, Calif.

Lone Pine is located between Sequoia National Park and Death Valley National Park.

According to the USGS, On Wednesday, the earthquake was shallow, and it was nearly two miles underground.

All the near residents across the region were shaking after the initial quake. But after some time they faced smaller aftershocks with a magnitude of 3.6, 3.1, and 2.5.


FOX 26 anchor Michael Ikahihifo shared a video of lights in the newsroom shaking after the quake in Fresno.


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