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Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 07:30 AM PDT

Magnitude-3.2 Earthquake Shakes Frazier Park Area

Magnitude-3.2 Earthquake Shakes Frazier Park Area

A magnitude-3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning in Kern County north of Los Angeles. The quake was centered in the Frazier Park area along the 5 Freeway.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 05:23 PM PST
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Northridge Earthquake: The First Day

The magnitude-6.6 earthquake that struck Northridge around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 17...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:01 PM PST
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By Andrew Lopez

Northridge Earthquake: Days Following the Destruction

During the 24 hours after the Northridge earthquake, chaos continued as roadways...View gallery

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Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 10:34 AM PDT

Magnitude-3.2 Quake Shakes Riverside Area

Magnitude-3.2 Quake Shakes Riverside Area

Shaking was reported in parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties Monday morning after a magnitude-3.2 earthquake.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 08:29 AM PDT

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Idyllwild Area

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Idyllwild Area

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Idyllwild area Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 07:37 PM PDT

LA Mayor Holds Earthquake Drill

LA Mayor Holds Earthquake Drill

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and first lady Elaine Wakeland hosted an earthquake preparedness event. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 at 12:35 AM PDT

Mayor Garcetti Goes For a Spin in Earthquake Simulator

Mayor Garcetti Goes For a Spin in Earthquake Simulator

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and first lady Elaine Wakeland hosted an earthquake preparedness event Friday at the Getty House in Hancock Park, the mayor's official residence. The pair stepped into an...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 05:37 AM PDT

Magnitude-2.5 Earthquake Reported Near Yorba Linda

Magnitude-2.5 Earthquake Reported Near Yorba Linda

A magnitude-2.5 earthquake was reported early Wednesday in northern Orange County. The quake was centered about four miles east of Yorba Linda.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 05:58 AM PDT

Preliminary 3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Frazier Park

Preliminary 3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Frazier Park

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Frazier Park area Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 06:48 PM PDT

West Coast Quake Early Warning Plans Are on Shaky Ground

West Coast Quake Early Warning Plans Are on Shaky Ground

Plans for a West Coast earthquake early warning system, designed to give a few seconds of notice before the shaking, would likely be killed under the White House budget.

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