A team of Southland firefighters has been deployed to join the rescue and recovery efforts in Nepal following a devastating 7.8-Magnitude earthquake Friday.
The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.
Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who grew up in the Southland, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
Researchers also determined that quake faults can stop moving for thousands of years. However, at some point, the pent-up energy stored in rocks will release in a series of sizable earthquakes.
A minor earthquake rattled parts of the San Fernando Valley, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook part of the San Bernardino County early Monday morning.
It struck at 8:36 a.m. roughly a mile and a half south of the town, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 has struck near Twentynine Palms, California.
Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday shared his plan with the Chamber of Commerce to make the city the epicenter of preparedness when an earthquake strikes.
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook the Antelope Valley area early Tuesday morning.
On the anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was promoting his new plan for quake preparedness. But he’s learning it may be a tough sell.
City officials were set Friday to install high-tech pipes to help make of the San Fernando Valley’s biggest hospitals ready for the next big quake.
A magnitude-3.0 earthquake shook the Yucca Valley area early Tuesday morning.
Two earthquakes have struck north of Los Angeles, shaking parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, but fire officials say no significant damage took place.