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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Mojave Desert northwest of Ridgecrest at 8:19 p.m. In northwest Orange County, it was felt as a (very) long series of rolling waves. China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station was closed and non-essential personnel evacuated to Ventura. [Source: US Geological Survey, US Navy.]


Protestors marched peacefully in Cypress from the entrance to Los Alamitos Race Course east along Katella Avenue to Valley View Street and back. Traffic was blocked for 8 minutes and 45 seconds at the intersection with Walker Street, in memory of George Floyd. [Source: personal witness, Cypress Police Department]