U.S. Geological Survey
Inland areas of Ventura and Oxnard could be vulnerable to the effects of an earthquake-generated tsunami, according to computer models from seismologists at University of California, Riverside.
Scientists say more than 143 million Americans in the Lower 48 states now live in earthquake-prone areas.
The good news is there’s less of a chance of a magnitude-6.7 earthquake hitting California in the coming years, but the bad news is that the likelihood of a magnitude-8 or large hitting in the next 30 years jumped from 4.7 percent to 7 percent.
A 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Big Bear area Monday afternoon, according to the U.S Geological Survey.
A 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Cabazon Thursday evening.
A former Los Angeles science teacher has a theory on when big earthquakes are more likely to occur.
Paul Whitmore, the director of the National Weather Service’s West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, says the greatest potential threat from Tuesday night’s quake is to Hawaii.
A bogus letter circulating online is warning Southland residents about an impending earthquake.
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck the La Habra area Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A magnitude 2.7 earthquake struck the Los Alamitos area Monday afternoon.
A 2.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Encino on Thursday night.
The Southern California Earthquake Center reports the quake hit around 3:44 p.m. and was centered approximately 2 miles south-southwest of the Idyllwild post office.
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.
A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook part of the Southland Wednesday.
An earthquake that registered with a magnitude of 2.8 struck between Marina del Rey and El Segundo on Sunday night.