The 6.4 magnitude quake struck at
Multiple injuries and two house fires were reported in the town of 28,000. Emergency crews were also dealing with small vegetation fires, gas leaks and reports of cracked roads, said
He said 15 patients were evacuated from the
Gleason did not say what the structural issues were.
The local senior center was holding a
"Oh, my goodness, there's another one (quake) right now," Breeden said on live television as an aftershock struck.
A series of aftershocks included a 4.5 magnitude temblor, according to the
"It almost gave me a heart attack," said
Video posted online of a liquor store in
"This has been an extremely quiet abnormal time," Jones said. "This type of earthquake is much more normal ... The long term average is probably once every five or 10 years somewhere in
Jones said that the 6.4 quake centered near the town of
She said vigorous aftershocks were occurring and that she wouldn't be surprised if a magnitude 5 quake hit but that they were striking in a remote area, sparsely populated area. "This is an isolated enough location that that's going to greatly reduce the damage," she said.
Local emergency agencies also took to social media to ask people to only call 911 for emergencies.
"We are very much aware of the significant earthquake that just occurred in
There were no reports of serious damage or injuries in
The quake was detected by
Graves said it calculated an intensity level for the
"I was just in the living room getting everything ready, we start to feel the shaking, so then I look up and then the wine bottles start rattling and I thought, 'They're going to fall.'
"My stepson was in the house and my dog, so we just got everyone outside and then it ended. It was like 15, 20 seconds, maybe. It was pretty good shaking, so I'm out of breath."
Rodriguez reported from
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