Quake

Lawmakers say an early warning system could save lives and boost a more rapid response following a major earthquake. (Photo credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

Lawmaker Calls For More Funding To Map Quake Faults

A state lawmaker from Torrance wants Sacramento to boost funding to map active earthquake faults to prevent buildings from being constructed near dangerous faults.

12/31/2013

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City Officials Call On UC Professor To Release List Of Buildings At Risk During Quake

The head of the Department of Building and Safety has formerly asked a UC Berkeley professor to share his list of 1,500 possibly vulnerable buildings.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/24/2013

Two rare oarfish - one as long as 18 feet - have washed ashore Southland beaches in recent days.

‘Sea Serpents’ Or Harbingers? Oarfish Washed Up Year Before Japan Quake

Could the appearance of rare “sea serpents” washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster?

10/21/2013

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6.5 Magnitude Quake Reported In Gulf Of California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong quake has struck in the Gulf of California.

10/19/2013

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Millions To Take Part In Thursday’s Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Hoping to survive an earthquake, many Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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4.2 Magnitude Quake Strikes About 40 Miles North Of Joshua Tree

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck about 40 miles north of Joshua Tree Saturday evening.

10/05/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs Calif. Quake Warning System Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered creation of a statewide earthquake early warning system that could give millions of Californians a few precious seconds of warning before a powerful temblor strikes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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LA May Make List Of Quake-Sensitive Buildings

The city of Los Angeles is looking into creating a list of so-called soft-story buildings that are vulnerable to collapsing during an earthquake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

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Light Quake Strikes Near Weldon In Kern County

The U.S. Geological Survey says a light quake has struck Kern County.

08/25/2013

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Micro-Quake Rolls Through Northern Orange County

The U.S. Geological Survey says a micro-quake rolled through the northern portion of Orange County.

08/03/2013

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M4.3 Quake Jolts Kern County; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has shaken a sparsely populated area of Kern County south of Lake Isabella.

07/24/2013

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Minor Quake Recorded Near Salton City

A quake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 struck near Salton City on Saturday.

06/29/2013

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M3.5 Quake Rattles Residents Near Hemet

A magnitude-3.5 earthquake has struck about 15 miles east-southeast of Hemet in Riverside County, according to reports Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–06/28/2013

Micro quakes

Trio Of ‘Micro’ Quakes Rattle SoCal Coast

Three small earthquakes struck off the Southern California coast on Friday.

06/07/2013

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3.2 Quake Reported Just South Of Malibu

A quake measuring 3.2 struck just south of Malibu Thursday evening.

05/02/2013

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