Very few earthquake faults in California have been mapped over the past two decades despite an ambitious campaign launched in the early 1970s to help scientists learn more about the state’s seismic activity.
Earthquakes are part of living in California.
Have you ever wondered what steps you can take to protect your finances in the event of a natural disaster?
The pair of quakes that hit near Yorba Linda last night and Wednesday morning were detected by a new earthquake warning system that was showcased at Cal Tech.
The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant operated for three decades with equipment that might have temporarily cut off the plant’s emergency power supply in the event of an earthquake, government filings revealed Tuesday.
Four large earthquakes struck around the Pacific Rim Wednesday with one setting a record, as the most powerful strike-slip quake ever recorded.
To Los Angeles TV audiences, Dr. Lucy Jones is known as the earthquake expert.
A swarm of over two dozen earthquakes has done little to disrupt the lives of residents and sheriff’s deputies.
The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena was awarded $2 million to develop a prototype earthquake early warning system, the school announced Tuesday.
Should buildings in California be required to “make the grade” when it comes to earthquakes just like restaurants do for health?
The San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant sits on the edge of the Pacific in the heart of earthquake country. With nuclear reactors in Japan melting down, following last week’s earthquake and tsunami, reporter Melissa Maynarich investigates whether or not it is safe.
Less than 12 percent of California’s homeowners are estimated to have purchased earthquake insurance, despite the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to the state.
A series of small earthquakes has been reported near the seismically active California-Mexico border. No damages or injuries have been reported.
How would you like to be the first on your block to have your own earthquake sensor?
While residents here Southland are constantly warned of the next major earthquake, most of us haven’t considered the threat posed by fast-moving tsunami waves.