Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Quake and aftershocks rock SoCal

After a 4.4-magnitude quake rattled near Devore, and prompted at least 20 more aftershocks, officials were reminding residents to be prepared. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. (Published Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015)

After a 4.4-magnitude earthquake shook the Devore area Tuesday, more than 30 aftershocks struck across SoCal, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The first quake was upgraded from initial reports measuring the tremblor at 4.3 magnitudes.

MAP: Largest California Earthquakes

More than 6,000 people across SoCal reported feeling the quake that hit at 5:48 p.m.

In the 10 minutes following the quake, aftershocks hit the same area. The first was a 2.4, the second was a 3.8, the third was a 2.5, the fourth was a 3.2, and the last was a 2.1 across SoCal, according to initial reports

After a 4.4-magnitude quake shook near Devore, thousand of responses from across SoCal came in. Anthony Yanez explains what we know about the multiple aftershocks on the NBC4 News at 6 on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. (Published Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015)

More quakes of smaller magnitude hit SoCal in the time after the initial earthquake, including a 2.7 that hit the Devore area at 6:20 p.m.

Shortly after the earthquake struck, Caltrans workers inspected the conditions of infrastructures and bridges in the San Bernardino area.

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