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Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 11:49 AM PST

Preliminary 6.9M Earthquake Strikes in Solomon Islands

Preliminary 6.9M Earthquake Strikes in Solomon Islands

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 hit the Solomon Islands Saturday (Friday in the United States) a day after an even more powerful quake caused damage in remote parts of the nation in the...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:04 PM PST

Tsunami Warnings Cancelled After Big Pacific Earthquake

Tsunami Warnings Cancelled After Big Pacific Earthquake

Tsunami warnings for several Pacific islands, including those in Hawaii, were canceled Friday after authorities determined that a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands did not...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 09:56 AM PST

Offshore Magnitude-6.5 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast

Offshore Magnitude-6.5 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake was reported early Thursday off the coast of Northern California.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 08:55 AM PST

2.6-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Lake View Terrace

2.6-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Lake View Terrace

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Lake View Terrace area Friday morning.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 10:04 PM PST

Offshore Quake Causes Tsunamis, Nuclear Worries in Japan

Offshore Quake Causes Tsunamis, Nuclear Worries in Japan

A powerful earthquake off the northeast Japanese shore Tuesday sent residents fleeing to higher ground and prompted worries about the Fukushima nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami five year ago. Lines of...

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 05:46 PM PDT

2.9-Magnitude Quake Rattles Loma Linda Area

2.9-Magnitude Quake Rattles Loma Linda Area

A magnitude-2.9 earthquake rattled the Loma Linda area Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 01:38 PM PDT

More Than 30 Minor Quakes Rattle Salton Sea Area

More Than 30 Minor Quakes Rattle Salton Sea Area

A cluster of small earthquakes rattled the Salton Sea area overnight in the desert southeast of Los Angeles.

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 12:57 PM PDT

Study: Drilling Might Have Caused Deadly 1933 Quake

Study: Drilling Might Have Caused Deadly 1933 Quake

New research suggests oil drilling decades ago may have triggered earthquakes in the Los Angeles region, including the 1933 quake that killed more than 100 people. If confirmed, it would be the first time oil...

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 02:34 PM PDT

Quake, Powerful Aftershock Rattles Central Italy

Quake, Powerful Aftershock Rattles Central Italy

A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a...

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 05:00 AM PDT

SoCal Residents Prepare for 'Big One' in Annual 'ShakeOut'

SoCal Residents Prepare for 'Big One' in Annual 'ShakeOut'

Millions of Southland residents and millions more across the state and around the world are expected to "drop, cover and hold on" Thursday.

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