USGS: Less Than 1 Percent Chance of Another Magnitude 7.1 Quake

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the current forecast, during the week beginning on July 8, 2019, there is less than a 1 percent chance of one or more aftershocks that are larger than magnitude 7.1, and an 8 percent chance of a magnitude 6 or larger aftershock. Smaller earthquakes are likely during the next week, with 55 to 120 magnitude 3 or greater aftershocks. Magnitude 3 and above earthquakes are large enough to feel near the epicenter.

https://www.usgs.gov/news/update-magnitude-71-earthquake-southern-california?qt-news_science_products=7#qt-news_science_products 

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