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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.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 08:12 AM PDT

Researchers Discover New Fault Line in Southern California

Researchers Discover New Fault Line in Southern California

Researchers have discovered a new fault line in Southern California that may impact the San Andreas Fault which runs through the state, according to a study published on Wednesday by the Scripps Institution...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 08:55 PM PDT

Multiple Quakes Rattle Imperial and San Diego Counties

Multiple Quakes Rattle Imperial and San Diego Counties

Throughout Monday, multiple small quakes rattled Imperial and San Diego Counties.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016 at 02:09 PM PDT

2.7-Magnitude Quake Shakes Seal Beach Area

2.7-Magnitude Quake Shakes Seal Beach Area

A magnitude-2.7 earthquake rattled the Seal Beach area Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 09:42 AM PDT

Morning Quakes Shake Area South of Downtown LA

Morning Quakes Shake Area South of Downtown LA

At least three earthquakes, including two of magnitude-3.0, rattled parts of Southern California late Monday and early Tuesday.

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