California is under increased travel restrictions due to the earthquake that killed dozens of people and injured more than a thousand.
Here’s what you need to know.
1:11 US travel restrictions are lifted, but some restrictions remain The US travel ban on travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen has been lifted.
1-1:25 The US government is lifting a travel ban from Iran after the quake that killed hundreds of people, including President Donald Trump’s son.
The US Department of Homeland Security said the decision was made in response to the “extraordinary situation” that resulted from the earthquake and the “fatal nature” of the injuries.
It is also making the temporary ban in place for a period of three days from the time of the announcement, the agency said.
US President Donald Trumps son Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington DC on Thursday.
3:07 A woman is comforted at the scene of the earthquake after being rescued from her home in the city of Quito, Ecuador, on Tuesday.
The quake hit in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
3-8:00 The US State Department said the quake was the strongest in its history and that it has killed at least 13 people.
The government has announced a three-day moratorium on all US travel to the affected area and urged residents to stay indoors.
A third day of temporary travel restrictions will be announced on Wednesday, according to the US government.
3,400 people are under a nationwide emergency declaration, and the US State department says it has sent an additional 8,000 emergency personnel and deployed more than 1,000 National Guard troops to the area.
The State Department has also opened a 24-hour hotline to report any new seismic activity.
The department says there is no immediate danger to the American people, but residents can check for new seismic data by calling the US Geological Survey.
“The State Department urges residents to be vigilant and take all appropriate precautions,” the statement said.
Any additional seismic activity should be reported to the nearest USGS station and should be considered an emergency.”