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Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 09:59 AM PST

Seven Weeks After Earthquake, Alaska's Aftershock Count is More Than 7,800

Seven Weeks After Earthquake, Alaska's Aftershock Count is More Than 7,800

Seven weeks after a massive earthquake struck Alaska, the seemingly endless aftershocks are keeping many residents filled with anxiety. There have been more than 7,800 aftershocks since the main earthquake...

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 06:04 PM PST

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.

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 07:15 PM PST

Earthquake Early Warning: What to Know About ShakeAlert LA

Earthquake Early Warning: What to Know About ShakeAlert LA

The nation's first publicly available earthquake early warning mobile app has been launched as part of a pilot program designed to give LA County residents a few seconds of warning before the shaking.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 05:19 AM PDT

SoCal and Mexico Fault Lines Connected: NASA

SoCal and Mexico Fault Lines Connected: NASA

The NASA study says the entire fault is about 217 miles long.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 11:04 AM PST

What's Changed Since the 1994 Northridge Earthquake

What's Changed Since the 1994 Northridge Earthquake

In the 25 years since the Jan. 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake, there has been a push toward progress -- sometimes frustratingly slow -- on everything from making buildings safer to increasing society's...

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 01:31 PM PST

Preliminary 3.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Yorba Linda

Preliminary 3.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Yorba Linda

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake shook the Yorba Linda area on Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 12:48 PM PDT

Drop, Cover and Hold: Millions Take Part in Quake Drill

Drop, Cover and Hold: Millions Take Part in Quake Drill

The annual Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill was Thursday, encouraging people in the Southland and around the globe to drop, cover and hold to test their level of preparedness for a major temblor.

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 01:54 PM PDT

New Quake Warning System Can Send Alerts, But With Limits

New Quake Warning System Can Send Alerts, But With Limits

Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 at 05:27 PM PST

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Lucerne Valley

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Lucerne Valley

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday near Lucerne Valley, California at 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time according to the USGS

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 02:20 PM PST

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Near Death Valley

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Near Death Valley

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday near Trona in the Mojave Desert.

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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/.