Ridgecrest earthquake video: Parents, kids scream as 6.4-magnitude quake rattles stage during July 4th performance

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Video taken by an audience member shows the moment of panic and confusion when a massive earthquake interrupted a children's performance on July 4th.

RIDGECREST, Calif. -- Video shows the moment of panic and confusion when a massive earthquake interrupted a children's performance on July 4th.

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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An earthquake-damaged street is seen Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Trona, Calif.
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