Quake Watch

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Magnitude-6.5 Quake Hits Off Japan Prompting Tsunami Alert

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2011

Minor Earthquake Shakes South Bay Residents Awake

A magnitude-3.2 woke up the South Bay Tuesday morning.


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Earthquake Myths, Debunked

If you live in California long enough, you’ll experience an earthquake. But will Fluffy or Fido give you a heads up? Do you know where to go in an earthquake? And is there really such thing as earthquake weather? Josh Rubenstein goes a-debunking.