Fremont is on the brink of an earthquake and many people in the area are bracing for a deadly one.
Residents of the city have been told to expect a powerful tremor.
The quake comes just over two weeks after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the city.
The shaking was felt as far away as Melbourne and Brisbane.
More than 2,300 people were injured and more than 1,500 were rescued.
Residents and residents of nearby communities are braced for another quake.
More:”We’re just going to have to be ready to get through this,” said one resident, who wished to remain anonymous.
“It’s going to be a very scary thing, a very big thing, and we’re just waiting to see how the shaking will go and whether it will affect the city.”
Residents and residents in nearby communities have been braced to experience a major earthquakeThe city’s mayor, Chris Bentley, said the quake had left many shaken.
“We were all really shaken up,” he said.
“I thought I was in the hospital, I didn’t feel well.”
He said he would not go into detail on what was in store for Fremont residents, but the city had a plan in place for dealing with the tremors.
“The city of Fremont will be providing assistance to people and services to residents,” he told ABC radio.
“They will be taking care of those affected in a very proactive manner.”‘
Very scary’Residents have been urged to keep pets under control as the city prepares for the next major earthquake, and warned that there could be more after a major quake.
The city council said it was working with residents to prepare for the quake and the evacuation order has been extended to the suburbs.
Residents in the city were told to be on the lookout for shaking in the streets.
“Residents and their families should be careful and stay on top of their own homes and in their homes and not venture out to public areas or the areas surrounding their homes,” a statement from the city said.
Residents are also being advised to remain vigilant for a large number of cars that could be damaged by the shaking.