Photographer Yari Mower was in the audience filming during a July 4th children's program in Ridgecrest, California, when the ground began shaking with the strongest earthquake that Southern California has seen in 20 years.
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"I'm still shaken but feeling very blessed we are ok and praying for our community," Mower wrote on Facebook.
The earthquake's power rattled nerves and made for several harrowing videos like these, but only minor injuries were reported.
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