Second earthquake rattles California

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RIDGECREST, Ca. (CBSLA) — A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California Friday evening.

The quake struck at 8:21 p.m. and was centered in the same location as Thursday’s. 6.4.

This video shows chandeliers inside Morongo Casino in Cabazon, California shaking significantly as a result of the earthquake.

KCAL9 anchor Sara Donchey held co-anchor Juan Fernandez’ arm as she steadied herself before ducking under her desk.

He, meanwhile, reported feeling nauseous about the quake that felt like it wasn’t going to stop.

CBS2/KCAL9 reporter Lesley Marin heard from her friend Laura who was attending this evening’s Dodgers/Padres game. “She said everyone started to scream.”

The 7.1 quake is now considered a foreshock to Thursday’s event.

Since yesterday, there were more than 1,400 smaller quakes. The largest recorded about 5.0.

Caltech on Thursday said there was a 6 percent chance there would be a quake of 6.0 or larger rocking the same area in the coming days.

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