Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits near Needles, California.

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits near Needles, California.

According to the United States Geological Survey, magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits near Needles, California at around 10:50pm PT (06:50:03 U.T.C.) on Sunday, November 1st, 2015.

** Source: United States Geological Survey: **

– M3.0 – 34km SSW of Needles, California:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ci37266967

Needles, CA - 3.0 Earthquake - 1050pm PT - Sunday, November 1st, 2015.

The earthquake was centered near the Stepladder Mountains in the Chemehuevi Valley just west of U.S. Route 95; 21 miles south southwest of Needles, California or 25 miles west northwest of Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the United States Geological Survey’s “Did You Feel It?” webpage reports 7 responses from 7 zip codes and that the shaking was reported as weak shaking and no damage.

At this moment, no reports of damages, injures, or deaths reported.

Just before this earthquake near Needles, California, at least 3 earthquakes were reported near Black Canyon City, Arizona on Sunday, November 1st, 2015 which the shaking was felt into Phoenix, Arizona.

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit at around 8:59pm MST, then a magnitude 4.1 earthquake at around 11:29pm MST, followed later by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake at around 11:49pm MST.

There was no reports of damages, injures, or deaths reported from any of the 3 earthquakes.

Authorities remind residents that when an earthquake hits, “Stop, Drop and Take Cover” until the shaking stops.

The American Red Cross recommends having an emergency kit in case of an evacuation, and have water, food, medications, flashlights, and batteries ready inside your emergency kit.

Although rare to have an earthquake hit close to Needles, California, you should always be ready in case of any disaster that may surprises you, your family, your friends, and your community.

 

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