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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
848 PM PDT FRI JUL 5 2019  
   
..PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
AT 819 PM PDT...AN EARTHQUAKE WAS FELT BY MANY PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN  
NEVADA, SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA, AND NORTHWEST ARIZONA. WIDESPREAD  
POWER OUTAGES HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN TRONA AND DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS ARE  
ONGOING.  
 
THE USGS REPORTED THAT THE EARTHQUAKE WAS A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE  
7.1 ON THE RICHTER SCALE AND WAS CENTERED ABOUT 10 MILES NORTHEAST  
OF RIDGECREST CALIFORNIA OR ABOUT 60 MILES NORTHWEST OF BARSTOW.  
 
INFORMATION RELEASED IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY. UPDATES...  
INCLUDING RICHTER SCALE MAGNITUDE...WILL BE PROVIDED AS MORE  
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL EARTHQUAKE  
INFORMATION CENTER IN GOLDEN COLORADO.  
 

 
 
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