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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 06:54 AM PDT

Alaska's New Quake Study Tools Are a 'Big Freaking Deal'

Alaska's New Quake Study Tools Are a 'Big Freaking Deal'

America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before. A federal agency that supports basic science research is completing installation in Alaska of an array of seismometers as part of...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 05:23 PM PST
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By Andrew Lopez

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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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:35 PM PDT

Pair of Earthquakes Rattle Santa Barbara Area

Pair of Earthquakes Rattle Santa Barbara Area

A pair of earthquakes shook the Santa Barbara area Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 02:16 PM PDT

Preliminary 3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Big Bear

Preliminary 3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Big Bear

A preliminary magnitude-3.6 earthquake shook the Big Bear area Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 01:07 AM PDT

2,000 Report Feeling 3.0-Magnitude Quake Near Santa Monica

2,000 Report Feeling 3.0-Magnitude Quake Near Santa Monica

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake shook the Santa Monica area Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 at 01:11 PM PDT

Preliminary 3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Bernardino

Preliminary 3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Bernardino

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake shook the San Bernardino area Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 11:12 AM PDT

Preliminary Magnitude-3.6 Quake Rattles Santa Barbara Area

Preliminary Magnitude-3.6 Quake Rattles Santa Barbara Area

A preliminary magnitude-3.6 earthquake shook the Montecito area Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 07:58 AM PDT

Magnitude-3.3 Earthquake Shakes Loma Linda Area

Magnitude-3.3 Earthquake Shakes Loma Linda Area

A magnitude-3.3 earthquake rattled parts of San Bernardino and Riverside counties early Friday. There were no immediate reports of damage after the quake, located in the Loma Linda area.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 05:52 AM PDT

Inland Empire Gets an Earthquake Wake-Up Call

Inland Empire Gets an Earthquake Wake-Up Call

A small earthquake jostled the Inland Empire early Thursday. The quake struck at 2:09 a.m. with a magnitude of 3.2 at a depth of 5.5 miles. Its epicenter was three miles west-northwest of Devore, which is...

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