PHOTOS: 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California

A second powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday evening, a day after a 6.4 magnitude quake hit the same area in Kern County just north of Los Angeles.

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An employee stands at the register as broken bottles are scattered on the floor in Eastridge Market, following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck nearby, on July 6, 2019, in Ridgecrest, California.
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Terry Brantley looks at the books thrown from shelves by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake, at his home in Ridgecrest, California, on July 6, 2019.Brantley said he and his wife had spent the day cleaning up from the 6.4 quake on July 4 when the July 5 quake hit, severely damaging their home.
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A crack is seen on the wall of a Family Tree store a day after a massive 7.1 earthquake struck Ridgecrest.
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Firefighters battle an electrical fire in a mobile home park in Ridgecrest, California, on July 6, 2019, following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake on July 5.
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Many stores and home remain in disarray across Southern California in towns like Ridgecrest and Trona after two massive earthquakes hit two days in a row over the July 4th holiday weekend.
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A crack appeared on paved roads in Trona, California, a day after a massive 7.1 earthquake hit Trona and neighboring Ridgecrest on July 5th.
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Railroad tracks in Trona, California, buckled after two earthquakes struck Trona and neighboring Ridgecrest over the July 4th weekend.
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Stores and homes in Ridgecrest remain in disarray in a day after a massive 7.1 earthquake struck.
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Plaster and debris cover a section of the storefront at a Dollar Tree one day after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Ridgecrest, California.
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Jamie L. Acevedo sits outside her severely damaged home, waiting to evacuate to Ridgecrest the morning after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake knocked her home off its foundation on July 6, 2019, in Trona, California.
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A retaining wall located along Trona Rd lays in ruins a day after a 7.1 earthquake struck.
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Kathy Vander Housen, 76, residence a mobile home in Windy Acres community of San Bernardino county suffered foundation damage is yellow tagged by county inspectors, on July 6, 2019, in Windy Acres, California. Vander Housen lives with her two cats, Snuggles and Frisky. The Ridgecrest area has been hit by two major earthquakes of 6.4 and 7.1 magnitude in the last two days.
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Kern County firefighters work on a mobile home fire at Town and Country Mobile Home Park at 1599 Norma Avenue on July 6, 2019, in Ridgcrest, California. The Ridgecrest area has been hit by two major earthquakes of 6.4 and 7.1 magnitude in the last two days.
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A cinderblock wall partially destroyed in Ridgecrest, California, on July 6, 2019, following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake on July 5.
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Firefighters work to put out an electrical house fire, the morning after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck in the area, on July 6, 2019, in Ridgecrest, California.
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Firefighters battle an electrical fire in a mobile home park in Ridgecrest, California July 6, 2019, following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake on July 5.
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Seen chain link fence, firefighters work to put out a house fire, the morning after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck in the area, on July 6, 2019, in Ridgecrest, California. The July 5th earthquake was the second large earthquake to hit the area in two days and the largest in Southern California in 20 years.
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A line of cars moves after highway workers repaired the road damaged by the July 5 earthquake in Ridgecrest, California, about 150 miles north of Los Angeles, early morning on July 6th.
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Highway workers repair a hole that opened in the road as a result of the July 5, 2019 earthquake, near Ridgecrest, California about 150 miles (241km) north of Los Angeles, early in the morning on July 6, 2019. Southern California was hit by its largest earthquake in two decades on July 5, a 7.1-magnitude tremor that rattled residents who were already reeling from another strong quake a day earlier.
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Broken bottles cover the floor of a liquor store in Ridgecrest, California, on July 6, 2019, following an earthquake on July 5, 2019.
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Food fallen from selves litters the floor of an aisle at a Walmart following an earthquake in Yucca Yalley, California, on Friday, July 5, 2019.
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Members of the New Orleans Pelicans, including Zion Williamson (1), leave the court after a powerful earthquake shook the Thomas & Mack Center during a game against the New York Knicks during the 2019 NBA Summer League on July 5, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Some fans head for the exits after a powerful earthquake shook the Thomas & Mack Center during a game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the New York Knicks during the 2019 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 5, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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This Friday, June 5, 2019, photo shows a fire in a mobile home park near Ridgecrest Regional Hospital in Ridgecrest, California, after a 7.1-magnitude struck the area. On July 4, Ridgecrest was rattled by a 6.5-magnitude quake, which is now being considered a foreshock.
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Drivers in Bakersfield, California attempt to move rocks that have fallen onto State Route 178 after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the state Friday, June 5, 2019. The quake came just a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the state July 4.
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This screenshot from a video shows pool water rippling and overflowing at a home in Ridgecrest, California as a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the town in the Mojave Desert on Friday, June 5, 2019. The quake came just a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the same area July 4.
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Robert Graves, a seismologist from the U.S. Geological Survey, stands in front of a display of earthquakes in Searles Valley during a news conference at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, Friday, July 5, 2019. A series of quakes jolted much of California Friday evening, cracking buildings, setting fires, breaking roads and causing several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue.
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A vehicle drives over cracks seen on the road along Hwy 178 north of Rodgecrest some 16 miles south of Trona on July 4, 2019. Southern California was hit by its largest earthquake in two decades Friday, a 7.1-magnitude tremor that rattled residents less than 48 hours after another quake struck the same area. The shallow earthquake hit a sparsely populated area near the small town of Ridgecrest, around 150 miles (240 kilometers) northeast of Los Angeles, where it was also felt.
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