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7.1 Quake Rocks SoCal, Searles Valley
Hit Hard For Second Time In 24 Hours

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Posted By: M2, 7/6/2019 6:37:51 AM

A 7.1 quake rocked Southern California Friday evening. The quake struck at 8:21 p.m. KCAL9 anchor Sara Donchey held co-anchor Juan Fernandez’ arm as she steadied herself before ducking under her desk. He, meanwhile, reported feeling nauseous about the quake that felt like it wasn’t going to stop. Friday’s 7.1 and Thursday’s 6.4 both had epicenters near the community of Ridgecrest. The Thursday quake was already the biggest to hit Southern California in 20 years. The quake Friday evening obliterated that mark.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: OBX Pete 7/6/2019 6:47:06 AM (No. 115528)
My thoughts and prayers go out to the people in California. They have been running from the flakes and now it's the quakes !
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Reply 2 - Posted by: fayebeck 7/6/2019 8:26:21 AM (No. 115591)
Hope all the California Blame Them for Everything crowd doesn't believe this is god answering their prayers.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 7/6/2019 8:39:28 AM (No. 115600)
Californians who claim they want to pull away from the United States and be separate, may want to rethink that.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: starboard 7/6/2019 9:19:27 AM (No. 115624)
The Lord speaks in strange ways.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 7/6/2019 9:41:37 AM (No. 115635)
Lets see...first one, 6.4....second one 7.1, will the third one be 7.8???
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Reply 6 - Posted by: hershey 7/6/2019 9:44:33 AM (No. 115638)
Sorry for the second post, but one of the posters reminded me of something I read recently....'The Harbinger' by Johnathon Cahn...I do believe he is a modern day the book, he makes a tenative explanation of why we are being beset by so many storms, so much heat, wildfires, earthquakes...basically, we are becoming an 'apostate' society...and since 9/11 he has removed his protection from this country...believe it or not, at your peril...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 7/6/2019 10:04:12 AM (No. 115654)
The notion that this is God’s punishment is sick. That means that all those hurricanes, all those floods, all those tornados and all the other weather events are punishments. Not my God. The area where these quakes are hitting is mostly wide open desert. Those few who choose to live there are mostly retirees, some very old. They like it because it is inexpensive and quiet. Going on these disaster threads with California hate is what I believe God would not approve of...
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 7/6/2019 10:11:55 AM (No. 115662)
Everyone has known - - for hundreds of years - - that California is as dangerous as it is beautiful. If you choose to live there - - you're taking your chances. But - - please don't come crying to me when an earthquake collapses your house which is sitting near a fault line. You knew the odds - - you took the gamble. Now live with it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: NorthernDog 7/6/2019 10:15:28 AM (No. 115667)
They showed water sloshing out of swimming pools more than 100 miles away from the quake. Scary stuff. So far no serious injuries or deaths.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: FLCracker 7/6/2019 10:36:38 AM (No. 115684)
On a much larger scale, the island of Thera had a seriously big earthquake that everybody thought was the main event ... up until the time that most of the island blew up. If I remember correctly, both events were preceded by less earthquakes. And I can't remember any reporting in the past had a significant earthquake shortly followed by a more serious earthquake. So, is SoCal on a Thera trajectory?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Calico Al 7/6/2019 10:43:14 AM (No. 115687)
I felt it down here in San Juan Capistrano again. Not a much as the first one. I live in a mobile home and it usually detects when an quake happens. These 2 were far enough away as to not effect us much down here. The first one was a gentle roll. the second I hardly noticed. If we feel it 200 mils away it must have rolled pretty well up at the center.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: thewarden 7/6/2019 10:55:12 AM (No. 115695)
Thank you fellow Californian, #7! Bravo! Sick comments about wishing us here in CA death and destruction are disgusting. It’s the kind of garbage that makes we want to cut L.Com out of my life. What the heck is wrong with some of you? None of us wish natural disasters upon you! And where you live probably has more disaster on a regular basis than we ever do here in CA. I suggest a little self reflection and prayer to God to rid you of your evil thoughts. Shame on you.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 7/6/2019 10:57:57 AM (No. 115700)
The big ka-boom on Thira - - a/k/a Santorini - - helped wipe out the Minoan civilization on Crete. Could this be the end of the leftist/socialist/commie era in California?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: SpentPenny 7/6/2019 10:58:43 AM (No. 115701)
My son lives in California. With apologies to other good people who live there or have family/friends there, I cannot find it within myself to feel much for people who have rejected my country, my values, my way of life, and my God so thoroughly. I can and will pray for their safety, but ultimately they will need to find their own help.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: jalo1951 7/6/2019 11:20:59 AM (No. 115714)
I’m waiting for AOC or any other insane democrat to blame it on climate change, ICE, or Trump and the Deplorables in general.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: earlybird 7/6/2019 12:12:05 PM (No. 115751)
Thanks to #12, I feel sorry for those empty persons who cannot find compassion for those who have suffered a disaster, in this case the small, closely-knit, largely Conservative little communities where these earthquakes are occurring. They are helping each other. True Americans. I don’t understand the kind who wish fellow Americans ill just because of politics. And their ignorance of the great numbers of Californians who do not support the Dem regime is appalling. My gutsy 90 year old relative - who has lived in Ridgecrest for all of her married life, her husband a Naval officer attached to the China Lake base - slept last night outside. She has more Christianity in her little finger than many do in their entire bodies. They make me sick!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird 7/6/2019 12:22:05 PM (No. 115759)
For those seeing omens or just out to punish on a fine Saturday morning: [...]there is no credible connection between bad things happening in the natural world – like an earthquake – and bad things being done in the human world. The connections people make are invented. At its best, this is because when something terrible happens we look desperately for a reason, an explanation that assures us that somehow God is in control. At its worst, it's because people use natural disasters to promote their own political and theological agenda. The one is excusable; the other isn't. (Snip) In Luke 13:1-5, Jesus tells his followers about two tragedies, one a massacre of Galileans by Pilate, another the collapse of a tower which killed 18 people. His point is that they weren't singled out because they were worse than anyone else: they died because they were mortal. And, he says, "Unless you repent, you too will all perish": everyone is under judgment and everyone is vulnerable, so everyone should turn to God in repentance and faith. If these natural disasters tell us anything beyond the obvious – build your houses earthquake-proof, invest in tsunami early warning systems, keep your flood defences in good repair – it's that life is terribly fragile and we can't assume that tomorrow is going to be like today. Each of us needs to live prepared to face God at any time, ready to give an account of how we are using the time we have been given. Wishing one's fellow AMERICANS ill on public forums, or inventing fables about how they are evil and being punished by God, is a pathetic use of the time one has been given.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: HotRod 7/6/2019 12:41:23 PM (No. 115775)
It may be the added weight of all those illegal immigrants crowding into the state. Not to mention the homeless that are attracted by California politicians!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: DCGIRL 7/6/2019 1:15:15 PM (No. 115792)
Waiting for CA to break off and float out in the Pacific. I would ask Congressman Hank Johnson to comment on my hopes and see what he take on this as he was concerned about Guam tipping over.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 7/6/2019 2:05:53 PM (No. 115815)
Gov Nuisance Pretty Boy has already asked for a presidential emergency declaration so he can apply for federal assistance. Trump will graciously approve. Once the documents have been signed, Nuisance will continue trashing the president. Perhaps Trump should attach some strings, like once you accept federal funds it requires you to resign from office.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: DVC 7/6/2019 2:07:26 PM (No. 115818)
I have many friends and still some family in California. Best wishes for all to be safe. It sounds like these are in low enough population density areas to minimize harm to people, and even to man-made structures.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Wary American 7/6/2019 2:22:08 PM (No. 115838)
Man, I hope Nancy and Adam and Maxine and Eric and KABAL-la and John Garamendi and Diane and Brad Sherman and Nanette Barragan and many other 'visitors' return to California...and THE BIG ONE HAPPENS. I will celebrate in earnest.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Wary American 7/6/2019 2:27:45 PM (No. 115843)
And to earlybird: GOD HATES WICKEDNESS. Gays are an abomination. And it is really way to easy to pulled a couple lines out of the Bible and preach tolerance where EVIL REIGNS...sure we hope those who know the LORD will find their way to safety. Those 'leaders' from a PRECIOUS FEW are PURE EVIL.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Timber Queen 7/6/2019 2:27:53 PM (No. 115844)
TK has been monitoring the GS site and following the quakes. This is a swarm and they seem to be moving both north and south of the original quake. Very concerning. Prayers for everyone in the high desert.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: earlybird 7/6/2019 3:08:09 PM (No. 115881)
TQ, Dr. Lucy Jones, the Caltech seismologist who has been manning the airways since forever, gave an excellent explanation last night after this latest quake.. First, quakes do not hit a point. They go for the length of a fault. The faults that are active in Searles Valley/Ridgecrest area are part of a group known at the Little Lake Cluster. There are a number of small faults in this cluster. Lucy went on to say that the epicenter is not the focal point of the quake. It is the place on the fault where the movement began and the movement then went along the length of the particular fault. She illustrated by starting to tear a piece of paper. The place where she started to tear represented the epicenter. But she continued to tear to illustrate how a quake moves. She said that the pattern they are seeing tells them these quakes are moving to the NW. She estimated the length of this particular fault to be about 25 miles. But she also said that quakes in this cluster of small faults do not represent a threat to other faults as “it doesn’t work that way” … That jibes with this native’s experience in Southern California. Two quakes like these within numerous other smaller quakes on the same fault were not that unusual.
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