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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 08:31 AM PDT

New Theory Calls for Multiple Large Earthquakes: Scientists

New Theory Calls for Multiple Large Earthquakes: Scientists

A group of scientists are now warning of the possibility of multiple large earthquakes that may hit the region.

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT

Earthquake Safety 101

Earthquake Safety 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, Aug 24, 2014 at 07:53 AM PDT

Scientists Forced to Rethink the "Big One"

Scientists Forced to Rethink the "Big One"

For the first time, scientists and emergency planners are examining whether a super quake could affect both Northern and Southern California, rendering the entire state helpless in the aftermath of the...

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT

"No Such Thing as Earthquake-Proof Bridges"

"No Such Thing as Earthquake-Proof Bridges"

[NOTE This video, reported in October 2012, was re-posted after 6.0 Napa Quake.] Many of California’s roughly 20,000 bridges have been retrofitted to withstand temblors, but Dr. Swami Krishnan explains why it is

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:56 AM PDT

Growing SoCal Quake Awareness Prompts Emergency Preparations

Growing SoCal Quake Awareness Prompts Emergency Preparations

After several years with minimal seismic activity in Southern California, the widely felt temblors near Encino and La Habra, followed by the major quake off the coast of Chile, have refocused many...

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 01:47 PM PDT

Magnitude-3.0 Quake Strikes Near Big Bear

Magnitude-3.0 Quake Strikes Near Big Bear

A preliminary magnitude-3.0 earthquake struck near Big Bear Saturday morning.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 03:26 PM PDT

Quake Strikes Near Big Bear City

Quake Strikes Near Big Bear City

A magnitude-3.7 earthquake struck 5 miles north of Big Bear City on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:13 AM PDT

Preliminary Magnitude-3.4 Earthquake Hits Near Malibu

Preliminary Magnitude-3.4 Earthquake Hits Near Malibu

A preliminary magnitude-3.4 earthquake struck near Malibu Friday morning.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 03:45 PM PDT

Long Beach to Test Earthquake Early Warning System

Long Beach to Test Earthquake Early Warning System

Long Beach will serve as a beta site for an early earthquake warning system developed by the United States Geological Survey and the California Institute of Technology. Once it is finished, the system...

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 09:50 PM PDT

Do Recent Quakes Portend Big One?

Do Recent Quakes Portend Big One?

There have been a number of significant earthquakes across the world in recent weeks, each thousands of miles apart. But could they be connected, and is it a sign of things to come here in Southern...

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