A 6.9 quake just triggered in the Ridgecrest area
Upgraded to 7.1 it was preceded by about 3 minutes by a 5.0. Felt rolling in Bonita California
KERN RIVER CANYON: State Route 178 CLOSED due to rock slide in the Kern River Canyon. No ETO, Caltrans in route to access damage and determine removal from slide.
multiple fires currently burning, KRN is moving Strike Teams into Ridgecrest and calling back off duty firefighters.
Due to the damage in Trona, as well as Ridgecrest, this will be a thread for all desert areas of the Earthquake response.
SINKHOLE WB ON 178 CIVILIANS WAIVING DOWN TRAFFIC CLEAR FROM PINNACLES RD TO THE CO LINE
TWO MAJOR CRACKS SO FAR EAST OF TRONA RD
Kern county will be on Facebook live at 2200
5ft wide fissure in the roadway near Hwy 178 (E Ridgecrest Blvd) & S Richmond Rd in Ridgecrest per KCFD unit.
4.9 in Independence at 2145.