RIDGECREST,Calif. (KTVU) - Moments after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattled Ridgecrest and surrounding areas Thursday morning, residents took to social media to share footage from Southern California's largest quake in decades.
One Twitter user posted video of the aftermath which shows broken bottles scattered around her dad's store.
My dads liquor store in Ridgecrest (11 miles from the earthquake) 🥴 pic.twitter.com/4RC0mY3eha— Zomo (@zomo_abd) July 4, 2019
Ledesma Chiropractic in Ridgecrest captured video of the powerful tremor.
Mike Miller took photos of the damage at a local Dollar General.
Authorities are still assessing the damage, but say there are reports of split roads, downed power lines, and broken water mains.
#Earthquake (Update): #SBCoFD cont rapid survey of the NW communities of our county. Mult buildings with minor cracks; broken water mains; power lines down; rock slides on certain roads. No injuries/fires. Addl engine companies and #USAR HeavyRescue 305 moving to the area. ^eas— SB County Fire (@SBCOUNTYFIRE) July 4, 2019
Pictures my mom took while working out in ridgecrest... pic.twitter.com/aLRBwMB2jm— Em💞 (@Emily31377) July 4, 2019
The quake was felt nearly 150 miles east in Henderson, Nevada.
A seismograph station near Morgan Hill detected the quake and KTVU's Ann Rubin said she felt the trembling in San Jose.