Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Information and resources for Southern California

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:32 AM PDT

Preliminary 3.5-Magnitude Quake Rattles Upland Area

Preliminary 3.5-Magnitude Quake Rattles Upland Area

A preliminary 3.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Upland area Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 10:35 AM PDT

Preliminary 6.8-Magnitude Quake Hits Ecuador

Preliminary 6.8-Magnitude Quake Hits Ecuador

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 01:50 PM PDT

Governor to Ask for $10M to Fund Quake Warning System

Governor to Ask for $10M to Fund Quake Warning System

Gov. Jerry Brown will seek state funds to help establish a system that issues warnings that an earthquake is occurring -- with an eye on rolling out limited alerts by 2018.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:40 PM PDT

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Valle Vista

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Valle Vista

A 3.2-magnitude earthquake shook the Valle Vista area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 06:12 AM PDT

Sierra's Eastern Front Overdue For Large Quake: Scientists

Sierra's Eastern Front Overdue For Large Quake: Scientists

The Sierra's eastern front is long overdue for a large earthquake along the California-Nevada line, according to scientists.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 04:04 AM PDT
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By Jessica Glazer

110th Anniversary of the Deadly San Francisco Earthquake

The first tremors of a massive earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay area at... View gallery

  • SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE 1906
  • SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE 1906
  • SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE 1906
Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 03:20 PM PDT

Magnitude-3.3 Quake Shakes Valencia Area

Magnitude-3.3 Quake Shakes Valencia Area

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake rattled the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 08:13 PM PDT

3.2 Earthquake Shakes Off Coast of Avalon

3.2 Earthquake Shakes Off Coast of Avalon

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 has struck in the ocean about 20 miles east-southeast of Avalon, reports the U.S. Geological Survey. No injuries or damage have been reported.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 10:15 PM PDT

Preliminary 3.4-Magnitude Quake Rattles Near Granada Hills

Preliminary 3.4-Magnitude Quake Rattles Near Granada Hills

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake shook the Granada Hills area Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 11:23 AM PDT

Human Induced Earthquakes Across US Raise Chances of Damaging Tremors

Human Induced Earthquakes Across US Raise Chances of Damaging Tremors

Around 7 million people live in places vulnerable to man-made tremors, according to a first ever report from the U.S. Geological Survey on the hazards of human-induced quakes. For the first time, the United...

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NBC4 Southern California and the American Red Cross are helping you and your loved ones prepare and respond to an earthquake. In addition to delivering special on-air coverage, this web page is designed especially for you to provide regular updates and the latest information on earthquake preparedness. For more disaster preparedness information, please visit the American Red Cross at http://redcrossla.org/.