Information and resources for Southern California

Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 03:35 PM PST

6.8 Quake Strikes Off Japan Coast

6.8 Quake Strikes Off Japan Coast

A preliminary 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Japan, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 at 11:27 AM PST

Obama Urges Early Earthquake Warning System

Obama Urges Early Earthquake Warning System

California lawmakers say President Barack Obama's recommendation to spend $5 million next year on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast represents a significant breakthrough.

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST

Aging Levee System Could Crumble in Quake

Aging Levee System Could Crumble in Quake

Almost one-third third of Southern California's drinking water comes from 300 miles away in an area between San Fransisco and Sacramento known as the delta and travels through a century-old system of levees that...

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 01:48 PM PST

Magnitude-5.7 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast

Magnitude-5.7 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast

Shaking from the offshore quake was reported in several coastal Humboldt County communities.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 12:54 AM PST

Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles County

Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles County

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook Los Angeles County early Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 07:44 AM PST

Quake Shakes Central CA From Coast to Sierra Foothills

Quake Shakes Central CA From Coast to Sierra Foothills

A magnitude-4.4 earthquake shook parts of Monterey County early Tuesday.

Friday, Jan 16, 2015 at 08:39 PM PST

Earthquake-Resistant Water Pipes Installed in LA

Earthquake-Resistant Water Pipes Installed in LA

Earthquake-resistant water pipes are being installed at critical locations around the city, including near the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, as part of a $10 million project, city officials...

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 04:21 AM PST

Quake Warning System Works – But People Have to Wait

Quake Warning System Works – But People Have to Wait

An earthquake early warning system succeeded in predicting Saturday night's 4.2 magnitude tremor in Santa Clarita.

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 02:04 AM PST

Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Shakes San Bernardino

Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Shakes San Bernardino

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits 12.4 miles north of Yucca Valley at 1:49 am

Sunday, Jan 4, 2015 at 08:23 AM PST

Magnitude-4.2 Quake Shakes SoCal

Magnitude-4.2 Quake Shakes SoCal

Two back-to-back earthquakes including a magnitude-4.2 shook Southern California Saturday evening, according to the USGS.

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