California Braces Itself For More Earthquakes

David Layde
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Experts say the risk of more earthquakes in Southern California is “approaching certainty.”

A powerful quake with a magnitude of 7-point-1 struck on Friday night – local time – near the city of Ridgecrest – around 150 miles north-east of Los Angeles.

According to CBS San Francisco, the biggest natural disaster threat facing everyone in the Bay Area is a quake on the Hayward fault.

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Geologists say at any time, that fault line could trigger an even bigger quake than the two that just shocked Southern California.

A slightly smaller quake hit the south of the state on Thursday. Victor Abdullatif owns a store in the Mojave Desert town of Ridgecrest: