Жители Orange County почувствовали землетрясение
2023-08-21 Local news

Orange County residents felt the earthquake

As if one storm wasn't enough - on Sunday, Aug. 20, Orange County residents felt an earthquake.

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According to the the Anaheim, Orange County, website, some residents felt the earthquake at 2:41 p.m. Aug. 20. Its origin was near the town of Ojai in Ventura County, which is about 115 miles north. And had a magnitude of 5.1 with aftershocks. According to Volcano Discovery, Anaheim has also experienced 13 earthquakes in the last 24 hours with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0. And 36 tremors between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 67 earthquakes below 2.0 magnitude that people don't normally feel.

Fortunately, there are no reports of injuries or major damage in the Ojai region and other cities in Orange County, California.

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Map of earthquakes in California in the last 24 hours. Source: volcanodiscovery.com.

And here they are prepared for bad weather associated with the storm. All services worked in a reinforced mode and continue to provide the necessary services. Until midnight on August 21, residents of Orange County observed rain, strong winds, lack of light. In Anaheim, for example, damage to the power grid was minimal. As of early evening on August 20, there were two. Crews are working to restore the remainder of the outages on Katella and Chapman avenues in the Harbor Boulevard area.

Roads were slippery, water accumulated along curbs and intersections. Responsible services responded to calls related to fallen trees and branches. But overall - everything is relatively calm. Crews are on duty, monitoring and ready to respond. "If the best forecasts come true, the effects of the elements will be comparable to a major winter storm like the one in late 2022, but with higher temperatures and humidity," summarized Anaheim city officials.

Socium.Network team continues to monitor changes in weather, reports from authorities and the security situation in Orange County.

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