Earthquakes up to magnitude 4.9 strike area north of Los Angeles
METTLER, Calif. – A series of earthquakes ranging up to magnitude 4.9 shook an area north of Los Angeles on Thursday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.The temblors in the San Joaquin Valley about 70 miles northwest of Los Angeles began with a magnitude-4.0 jolt that was quickly followed by the 4.9 at 1:24 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey in Pasadena.Seismologists recorded at least five aftershocks ranging between magnitudes 3 and 3.7.”The only things we’re getting reported is that some items toppled over on shelves, but we’ve gotten no reports of damages or injuries,” said Kern County fire Capt. Doug Johnston.Johnston said the area contains mostly dairies and farmlands.Vail, Colorado
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A Nov. 30 to Governor Polis and the Eagle County Commissioners from Beaver Creek Resorts Company – as well as the towns of Vail, Avon, Eagle and Minturn – requests a variance program which would allow businesses to remain open.