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No new earthquake damage or injuries in Trona since Friday morning

July 4 Earthquake Map
Posted at 2:11 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 17:11:31-04

TRONA, Calif. — Since 7 a.m. Friday morning, there has been no new reported damage to the Trona area caused by the July 4th earthquake, according to San Bernardino County Fire.

The Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, located 25 miles West of Trona, is to be closed for at least another 48 hours, per officials.

Multiple state agencies, including the State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water, are advising Trona residents to only drink boiled tap water or bottled water for cooking and drinking purposes. Areas affected by this include

  • Westend,
  • South Trona
  • Argus
  • Trona Village

For anyone looking for additional help, a comfort and care shelter has opened at the Kerr McGee Community Center located at 100 W. California Ave. in Ridgecrest.