Cracks are seen in the street next to Trona Community Church after a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake broke, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California, U.S., July 6, 2019. REUTERS/David McNew

The Geological Survey confirmed that an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck the central region of the US state of California, on Thursday, according to Reuters.

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the depth of the earthquake was 10 km.

The epicenter of the earthquake was about 240 km from the city of Sacramento.


According to the local CBS network, the authority monitored several earthquakes that followed the first earthquake, Thursday.

The magnitude of the smaller earthquakes ranged between 3.1 and 4.2 Richter.

The network indicated that the largest earthquake hit the southern region of “Topaz Lake” near the border of Nevada with California.

She said it caused tremors that reached northern California.

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