Officials in Pahrump believe that the recent Fourth of July earthquake caused the death of resident Troy Ray as he was working on his car. If true, it will be the first earthquake-related death in the state in recorded history, according to research geologist Craig dePolo. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Ridgecrest resident Wynn “Bear” Musser shows the damage at his trailer after an earthquake in July 2019. (Shea Johnson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Southern California Friday night about 11 miles from Ridgecrest, California.