Hoosiers in California describes Sunday morning's earthquake

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Two Hoosiers in California during Sunday morning's 6.0 earthquake talked with Eyewitness News about their experience.

Wayne Township Fire Department Division Chief Matt Stewart was in Sonoma, Calif., for Sunday's IndyCar race. He arrived Thursday with the IRL Safety Team.

He's okay, and described being jolted awake in the middle of the night.

"At first we were like, 'Is somebody trying to get in!?' Being from Indiana, we don't think 'earthquake' probably as much as they do here," he told Eyewitness News in a phone interview Sunday. "It probably lasted for several seconds - 20 or 30 - then it stopped, then we had the small aftershock."

The race track did not have any damage, so Matt worked as scheduled. He'll return to Indiana next week.

Meanwhile, Greenwood resident Haley Miley was also in California for the IRL race. She was staying about 20 mile outside of Sonoma - far enough that there was no damage.

“I thought that my husband was just shaking in his sleep and we both woke up and I was just like, 'What's going on?!', and he grabbed me and said, 'It's ok. I think it's an earthquake," Miley told Eyewitness News' Jeremy Brilliant. “We thought, 'Oh, we're in California - earthquakes happen all the time,' so we just went back to sleep. We didn't think much of it at all."