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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:14 AM PDT

What to Do in Emergency

What to Do in Emergency

After evacuations and some non-evacuations after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the I-Team went in search of evacuation plans here. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 03:21 PM PDT

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Joshua Tree

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Joshua Tree

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake shook near the Joshua Tree area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 12:45 PM PDT

Death Toll Climbs to 96 in Mexico Earthquake

Death Toll Climbs to 96 in Mexico Earthquake

Life for many has moved outdoors in the quake-shocked city of Juchitan, where a third of the homes are reported uninhabitable and repeated aftershocks have scared people away from many structures still standing....

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 08:14 PM PDT

At Least 61 Killed as Powerful Quake Rocks Mexico

At Least 61 Killed as Powerful Quake Rocks Mexico

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings, triggering tsunami evacuations and sending panicked people fleeing into...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 01:30 PM PDT

Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones on the Mexico Earthquake

Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones on the Mexico Earthquake

Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones offers details about the shaking experienced in the magnitude-8.1 Mexico earthquake. The quake was centered about 50 miles off-shore, which limited the intensity of shaking....

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:32 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Communities Devastated by Powerful Sept. 8 Mexico Quake

One of the most powerful earthquakes on record in Mexico toppled buildings and...View gallery

  • Mexico Earthquake
  • Mexico Earthquake
  • Mexico Earthquake
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 03:33 PM PDT

Items to Keep in an Earthquake Emergency Kit

There are things you can do right now to prepare for a major earthquake. An eart...View gallery

  • Emergency Food
  • Emergency Water
  • Emergency Lights
Sunday, Aug 27, 2017 at 03:29 PM PDT

3.5-Magnitude Quake Shakes Castaic Lake Area

3.5-Magnitude Quake Shakes Castaic Lake Area

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Castaic Lake area Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 07:32 PM PDT

West Coast's Earthquake Warning System Gets $4.9M Boost

West Coast's Earthquake Warning System Gets $4.9M Boost

Caltech and six other institutions were awarded a total of $4.9 million in funds by the U.S. Geological Survey Monday for the development of an earthquake warning system on the West Coast.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 01:51 PM PDT

Magnitude-3.7 Earthquake Reported in Big Bear Area

Magnitude-3.7 Earthquake Reported in Big Bear Area

A magnitude-3.7 earthquake was reported early Wednesday afternoon in the Big Bear area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Weak to light shaking was reported in the mountain community east of Los Angeles...

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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 https://redcrossla.org/.