Information and resources for Southern California

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 01:15 AM PDT

Researchers Take Another Look at Ventura Fault

Researchers Take Another Look at Ventura Fault

The earthquake fault that runs through the Southern California coastal city of Ventura can produce strong shaking and dangerous tsunamis, prompting state officials to study whether to revise hazard maps...

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 12:28 AM PDT

Earthquake Hits Near Palm Springs

Earthquake Hits Near Palm Springs

A preliminary magnitude-3.2 earthquake hit just north of the Palm Springs area on Saturday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 09:50 PM PDT

3.1-Magnitude Quake Hits Near Pacoima

3.1-Magnitude Quake Hits Near Pacoima

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Pacoima area Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 07:03 AM PDT

Quakes Hit Baldwin Hills Area, Felt Across LA

Quakes Hit Baldwin Hills Area, Felt Across LA

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck the Baldwin Hills area Sunday night, hours after a 2.5-magnitude temblor jolted the area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 06:57 AM PDT

Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Shakes Central CA

Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Shakes Central CA

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake was reported Friday morning in Fresno County.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 11:39 AM PDT

Magnitude-3.0 Earthquake Reported Off Dana Point

Magnitude-3.0 Earthquake Reported Off Dana Point

A magnitude-3.0 earthquake was reported late Thursday morning off the Southern California coast, according to the USGS.

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.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 07:32 AM PDT

Chance of 8.0 Earthquake in California Rises: USGS

Chance of 8.0 Earthquake in California Rises: USGS

Scientists are virtually certain that California will be rocked by a strong earthquake in the next 30 years. Now they say the risk of a mega-quake is more likely than previously thought.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 05:52 PM PST

3.7-Magnitude Quake Hits Twentynine Palms

3.7-Magnitude Quake Hits Twentynine Palms

A preliminary 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Twentynine Palms area on Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 04:57 PM PST

Quake Plan Represents "Biggest Step Forward"

Quake Plan Represents "Biggest Step Forward"

An action plan to fortify Los Angeles in the event of a major earthquake will be discussed Tuesday by Mayor Eric Garcetti and his point person on earthquake safety at a meeting with members of the city's...

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