According to seismologist Lucy Jones there is a 1 in 20 chance of tonight's magnitude 7.1 earthquake “being followed by something even bigger.'' She tweeted.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said that he activated the state’s Office of Emergency Services at the highest level, and is coordinating mutual aid to local first responders.
The fault is growing, we ruptured a piece in the first earthquake, we ruptured a bit more on the 5.4 this morning, and we’re rupturing more now,” Jones said at a news conference Friday night. “It is moving toward the northwest, so away from the metropolitan area.