California Gov. Newsom says in statement that he has requested a Presidential Emergency Declaration following 7.1 magnitude earthquake https://nbcnews.to/30ggac0
WATCH: Mayor Peggy Breeden delivers message to citizens of Ridgecrest, California. https://nbcnews.to/30ggac0
LATEST on 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Ridgecrest, California: https://nbcnews.to/30ggac0
• Reports of damage, including structural fires and ruptured gas lines
• Area of state highway 178 is closed
• Gov. Gavin Newsom has called the White House for federal assistance
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