Officials told several hundred people at a community meeting in
The officials asked residents at Sunday's two-hour meeting to boil the water for at least several days once it comes back on.
Several people at the meeting in the
A seismologist says two large earthquakes that were centered in the Mojave Desert in
But she warned Sunday that on average, a quake of magnitude 6.0 or larger is likely to hit somewhere in
The region has faults that run through areas with thousands of buildings and millions of people.
Jones spoke at a Los Angeles Country earthquake preparedness forum after two quakes — a 6.4 and a 7.1 — struck Thursday and Friday, respectively.
But many in Trona are without water, and crews are still patching up cracked roads in the town of under 2,000 people.
The quakes sparked several house fires, shut off power, snapped gas lines, cracked buildings and flooded some homes when water lines broke. Building damage is still being assessed.
The two major earthquakes that hit
Friday's earthquake was the largest one
No fatalities or major injuries were reported after Friday night's 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which jolted an area from