Earthquakes

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How To Survive An LA Earthquake

If anyone knows a thing or two about earthquakes, it’s the people of Los Angeles. Being prepared for the next big quake comes with the territory.

04/24/2015

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5 Most Important Contacts To Have During An Emergency

In the case of an emergency, how quickly can you find the contact numbers you need?

04/24/2015

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Essential Items For Preparedness Kits

We live in a dangerous world and catastrophes are inevitable. Whether it be a natural disaster like a tornado or man-made like a chemical spill; being prepared for the unexpected can mean the difference between life and death.

04/24/2015

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A Spring Cleaning Checklist

After a long cold winter, people happily welcome the glorious spring weather. Unfortunately the spring season also brings on the tradition of major house cleaning.

04/24/2015

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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Scientists: Nearly Half Of Americans Live In Quake-Prone Zones

Scientists say more than 143 million Americans in the Lower 48 states now live in earthquake-prone areas.

04/22/2015

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Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.

04/14/2015

A 3.5 quake struck near Windsor Hills around 9:17 p.m. Sunday. (credit: CBS)

3.5 Quake Strikes Near Windsor Hills

There are no reports of damage or injury.

04/12/2015

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Amid Severe Drought, LA County Waterworks Facilities Lose 82K Gallons After Water Pump Malfunction

Just days after Governor Jerry Brown ordered state-wide reductions during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, the Val Verde facilities lost a total of 82,000 gallons following a water pump malfunction.

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Small Quakes Hit Santa Clarita Area

A series of small earthquakes hit the Santa Clarita area just before 8 a.m. Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey.

04/04/2015

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Feds Halt Funding For L.A. County Emergency System

The federal government has suspended $154 million in funding for a troubled Los Angeles County emergency system and ordered work to stop immediately.

04/03/2015

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2 Small Quakes Shake Southeast Corner Of Salton Sea

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook an area near the Salton Sea but there have been no reports of damages or injuries.

12/23/2014

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Swarm Of Small Earthquakes Hits Mammoth Lakes Area

A series of small earthquakes has struck near the mountain resort town of Mammoth Lakes in California’s Eastern Sierra.

10/12/2014

California’s Top Earthquakes Of All Time

To live in California is to deal with earthquakes. Here is a short list of some of the state’s most devastating earthquakes.

09/30/2014

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Swarm Of Mammoth Lakes Quakes Tied To Tectonics

A seismologist says a series of more than 600 earthquakes during a 24-hour period in the Mammoth Lakes region may have been caused by water pressure from area hot springs.

09/27/2014

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