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Earthquake strikes near Los Angeles for second straight day

Jul 5, 2019, 8:56 PM | Updated: Jul 6, 2019, 8:29 am
In this photo provided by Adam Graehl, food and other merchandise lies on the floor at the Stater B...
In this photo provided by Adam Graehl, food and other merchandise lies on the floor at the Stater Bros. on China Lake Blvd., after an earthquake, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Ridgecrest, Calif. The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks. (Adam Graehl via AP)
(Adam Graehl via AP)

PHOENIX — For the second day in a row, an earthquake shook the Pacific Coast and was felt from Los Angeles to parts of Phoenix.

The estimated 6.9 magnitude quake delayed action in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League and at the Los Angeles Dodgers game against the San Diego Padres.

Thursday’s earthquake was an estimated 6.4 magnitude.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 8:19 p.m. Friday and was centered 11 miles from Ridgecrest, Calif. The agency initially said the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.1.

The USGS says it also was felt in Mexico.

If the preliminary magnitude is correct, it would be the largest Southern California quake in 20 years.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Earthquake strikes near Los Angeles for second straight day