Ron Mikulaco, left, and his nephew, Brad Fernandez, examine a crack on Highway 178 caused by an earthquake Saturday, July 6, 2019, outside of Ridgecrest, California. (AP Photo / Marcio Jose Sanchez)

In the aftermath of two major earthquakes that shook southern California last week, officials in Illinois are urging residents to prepare themselves and their homes in the event of a similar incident.

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People are still talking about the East Coast earthquake felt from New York to Illinois. We talk with a seismologist about the quake's impact -- and whether it could happen here.