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Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 at 01:15 PM PST
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By Andrew Lopez, Jonathan Lloyd

Northridge Earthquake: Photos From the Days Following the Shaking

During the days hours after the Northridge earthquake, chaos continued as roadwa...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 12:09 PM PDT

What to Know: Preparing Pets for an Earthquake

What to Know: Preparing Pets for an Earthquake

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

Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 at 03:18 PM PDT

Southern California Avoids Major Damage After Back-to-Back Quakes

Southern California Avoids Major Damage After Back-to-Back Quakes

As search and rescue teams from Los Angeles and Orange counties assessed damage in Ridgecrest where two back-to-back earthquakes rattled revelers during the Fourth of July holiday, Southern Californians managed...

Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 at 03:04 PM PDT

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California

A day after a powerful quake rattled Southern California, residents across the region were shaken by a 7.1 temblor that rattled for up to 40 seconds, knocked out power and frayed already thin nerves.

Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 at 09:31 AM PDT

List: Southern California's Strongest Earthquakes in the Last 25 Years

List: Southern California's Strongest Earthquakes in the Last 25 Years

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake cracked roads and buildings in Southern California Friday, a day after a magnitude-6.4 Independence Day quake, making it the largest magnitude earthquake in Southern California in the...

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 11:21 PM PDT

Earthquakes: What To Know Before, During and After

Earthquakes: What To Know Before, During and After

No matter where you live in California, there is a risk of considerable damage due to an earthquake. Here is what you need to know before during and after the rumbling.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 04:08 PM PDT

What You Should Know About Earthquake Insurance

What You Should Know About Earthquake Insurance

Only 10 percent of California residents have earthquake insurance. Are you one of them? The California Earthquake Authority says earthquake insurance rates have dropped by 50 percent.

Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 at 07:10 PM PDT

The Science Behind the July 4 Earthquake

The Science Behind the July 4 Earthquake

What to know about faults, aftershocks and more following the magnitude-6.4 earthquake near Ridgecrest. Anthony Yanez reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on July 4, 2019.

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 07:12 PM PDT

Why the July 4 Earthquake Didn't Trigger a ShakeAlert LA Early Warning Notification

Why the July 4 Earthquake Didn't Trigger a ShakeAlert LA Early Warning Notification

Why didn't users receive a notification from the ShakeAlert LA app when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake -- the region's strongest in 20 years -- rattled a widespread part of Southern California on Independence Day?

Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 at 02:10 PM PDT

Aftershocks Expected After 6.4 Quake

Aftershocks Expected After 6.4 Quake

Experts say lots of aftershocks will continue to shake Southern California after a 6.4 quake rattled the region on the Fourth of July.

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