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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:26 AM PDT

Deadly 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

Deadly 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico Tuesday in the state of Puebla, which is about 80 miles southeast of Mexico City. This latest quake comes less than two weeks after an 8.1 earthquake hit the country,...

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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Sunday, Apr 5, 2015 at 11:57 AM PDT

MAP: Largest California Earthquakes

MAP: Largest California Earthquakes

Click here for a map of general locations of the largest magnitude earthquakes reported in California since 1900.

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By Alana Pipe

Photos: Mexico Hit by Powerful Quake for 2nd Time in 2 Weeks

Mexico City was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake for the second time in two...View gallery

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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:15 AM PDT

Scores Killed After 7.1M Quake Hits Mexico

Scores Killed After 7.1M Quake Hits Mexico

A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing more than 200 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:12 AM PDT

Magnitude-3.6 Earthquake Shakes Parts of LA

Magnitude-3.6 Earthquake Shakes Parts of LA

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake shook the Westwood Village area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:12 PM PDT

Preliminary Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Cherry Valley

Preliminary Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Cherry Valley

A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck 4.4 miles northwest of Banning at 9:39 p.m. tonight, but no damage or injuries were immediately reported.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:14 AM PDT

What to Do in Emergency

What to Do in Emergency

After evacuations and some non-evacuations after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the I-Team went in search of evacuation plans here. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 03:21 PM PDT

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Joshua Tree

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Joshua Tree

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake shook near the Joshua Tree area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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