Information and resources for Southern California

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:26 AM PDT

Earthquake Preparedness 101

Earthquake Preparedness 101

If you live in an earthquake-prone area, preparing for one doesn't have to be difficult. Here are some basic actions you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones if needed.

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 at 05:07 PM PDT

Northridge Quake 20th Anniversary

Northridge Quake 20th Anniversary

Twenty years after the magnitude-6.6 temblor caused death and destruction in Southern California, NBC4 remembered the Northridge earthquake with stories and videos that came out of the devastation.

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 at 12:30 AM PDT

How to Stay Safe During an Earthquake

How to Stay Safe During an Earthquake

A Caltech expert provides tips on how to stay safe during an earthquake. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 6 on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

4.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Rowland Heights

4.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Rowland Heights

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck Saturday afternoon near the same area as Friday night’s magnitude-5.1 temblor in La Habra.

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:26 AM PDT

Pet Preparedness for Earthquakes

Pet Preparedness for Earthquakes

Pet owners have a responsibility to make sure that pets are protected and cared for in the event of an emergency.

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:32 AM PDT

Is Your Home Earthquake Ready?

Is Your Home Earthquake Ready?

Scientists are already preparing for a 7.8 magnitude quake along the San Andreas Fault that could cause significant damage in Los Angeles. They say 1-story wood homes are the safest during a big earthquake, but...

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:42 AM PDT

Quake Prep Tips for Angelenos With Disabilities

Quake Prep Tips for Angelenos With Disabilities

Ten years ago, Deserie Ortiz suffered a spinal cord injury in a car crash. Now, she works with disabled youth and admits she needs to better prepare herself for the Big One, the massive earthquake experts...

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:27 AM PDT

Preparing Children for Earthquakes

Preparing Children for Earthquakes

Earthquakes are frightening for everyone, but they can be even more traumatic for children if they do not know what to do. It is important to give children guidance that might not only help them reduce their...

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:03 PM PDT

Earthquake App by American Red Cross

Earthquake App by American Red Cross

Be ready for an earthquake with the American Red Cross Earthquake App. Get notified when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help, and let others know you are safe even if the power is out.

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:17 PM PDT

Seven Common Earthquake Myths Exposed

Seven Common Earthquake Myths Exposed

Here are seven common myths about earthquakes, exposed.

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NBC4 Southern California and the American Red Cross are helping you and your loved ones prepare and respond to an earthquake. In addition to delivering special on-air coverage, this web page is designed especially for you to provide regular updates and the latest information on earthquake preparedness. For more disaster preparedness information, please visit the American Red Cross at http://redcrossla.org/.

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