VIDEO: Disneyland's Space Mountain ride stopped after 7.1 earthquake rattles Southern California

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Saturday, July 6, 2019
VIDEO: Space Mountain evacuated after 7.1 earthquake rattles Southern California
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A parkgoer's video shows the interior of Space Mountain after a major earthquake in Kern County prompted the shutdown of the Disneyland roller coaster ride.

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The happiest place on Earth was among the locations throughout Southern California that were rattled by Friday evening's magnitude 7.1 earthquake centered near Ridgecrest.

A parkgoer's video shows the illuminated interior of Disneyland's Space Mountain ride, which was stopped after the temblor struck.

"Attention, space travelers: All flights have been put in a holding pattern," a voice announced over an intercom. No injuries were reported on the roller coaster.

Although Disneyland is located about 160 miles southwest of Ridgecrest, where the epicenter was located, the quake was felt throughout the Anaheim theme park.

Following Thursday's magnitude 6.4 temblor in Kern County, a Disneyland spokesperson said earthquakes typically prompt the closure and inspection of the park's rides before they are reopened.

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