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Lets Recap:

Another powerful earthquake, this time a 7.1, rocked Southern California for the second day in a row at the same location in the Mojave desert of the July 4th 6.4 quake.


Where Was Epicenter:

The epicenter of Friday's quake was 11 miles away of Ridgecrest, CA on China Lake Naval Air Center at 8:19pm, according to USGS.


The Damage:

According to CNN, Kern County officials said they have responded to multiple injuries and fires due to the quake, but no reported deaths and several thousand Ridgecrest residents were without power, and there were reports of some damage to buildings.


Gov. Newsom Heading to Ridgecrest



Elsewhere:

Fridays' quake was felt 175 miles away in Downtown Long Beach and in Las Vegas, were the shaking was strong enough to suspended an NBA Summer League game.



What are the Experts Saying:

According to CSB 2, there is an estimated a 3% chance of another earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater striking Southern California within the next week following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Friday night says the USGS.



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Update:

A 5.4 earthquake rattles the Mohave Desert this morning and an array of aftershocks a day after a 6.4 quake rocked Southern California on July 4th.


Details:

A 6.4 earthquake occurred at 10:33 am near the town of Searles Valley in the Mohave Desert, about 192 miles away from Long Beach.

  • Kern County Firefighters were called to nearly 2 dozen emergencies ranging from medical assistance to fires in and around the city of Ridgecrest, 11 miles away from the epicenter.

  • According to the LA Times, today's earthquake was centered roughly 80 miles northeast of the L.A Aqueduct spanning the San Andreas fault.

  • Today's earthquake is the largest in decades and people as far away as Los Angeles and Las Vegas felt the quake.

The Quake Strikes During the #JohnCampea Show

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Details:

California Governor Gavin Newsome signed a bill, titled the Crown Act, into law banning discrimination against black students and employees over their natural hairstyles. The new law takes effect Jan. 1, 2020


Why it Matters:

A poll commissioned by Dove found that black women are 80% more likely to change their natural hair to meet social norms or expectations at work. The study all so found, that Black women were 30% more likely to receive a formal grooming policy in the workplace at both the application and orientation phase. Federal courts typically recognize Afros as a hairstyle that is protected under anti-discrimination laws.


Remember When?

Last year an African-American high school wrestler from New Jersey was forced at the match to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit the match.


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