Man reaches into fissure after earthquakes cut up the bottom in Ridgecrest


RIDGECREST, Calif. (KGO) — A Ridgecrest man assessing the injury in Kern County after two highly effective earthquakes rocked the area used a large stick to point out the depth of an enormous fissure.

Erik Catlin shared video on Fb on July 8.

It exhibits him reaching into the crack with a protracted piece wooden to see if he may contact the underside, nevertheless it was approach too deep.

“So this is the deepest fissure I discovered as we speak. It was deeper than I’m tall. Wasn’t about to attempt to take a look at it tho,” Catlin posted on Fb.

Aftershocks proceed to rattle the Ridgecrest space after a 6.four magnitude earthquake hit July four earlier than a a lot bigger 7.1 quake struck July 5, in accordance with the U.S. Geological Survey.

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