The earthquake in Ridgecrest, California was felt by many in Las Vegas late Thursday morning.

The seismic activity during the Fourth of July holiday caught many off guard and left extensive damage around the epicenter of the southern California quake. An expert at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum discussed the aftermath and steps geographically it takes when earthquakes strike along with the may aftershocks.

8 News Now Chief Meteorologist Tedd Florendo has the story.