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3.5-Magnitude Quake Rattles Wrightwood

A 3.5-magnitude quake was reported in Wrightwood Friday morning, according to the USGS.

CBS Los Angeles–06/13/2014

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City Of Long Beach Selected As Beta Site To Test Earthquake Early Warning System

The California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey selected the city of Long Beach to serve as a beta site for California Integrated Seismic Network (CISN) Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS).

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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String Of Quakes Spur Renewed Calls For Early Warning System

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker is among several members of Congress calling for funding of an early warning system that could alert residents before an earthquake hits.

04/03/2014

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Small Quakes Rattle Malibu, Fontana; No Damage Reported

A pair of small earthquakes rattled the Southland within one hour of each other Thursday, according to reports.

04/03/2014

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Fullerton Home Red-Tagged Following Magnitude-5.1 Quake

Authorities say a home in Fullerton has been red-tagged following Friday night’s magnitude-5.1 earthquake.

03/29/2014

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CalTech Seismologists: Early Alert System May Give 30-Second Warning Before Major Quake

Monday’s morning earthquake renewed the debate over the funding of an early earthquake-warning system.

03/17/2014

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3.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Hollywood

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday near Hollywood, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

02/08/2014

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Study: New Madrid Fault Zone Alive And Active

The New Madrid fault zone in the nation’s midsection is active and could spawn future large earthquakes, scientists reported Thursday.

01/23/2014

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4.4-Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Fontana

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has rattled the Inland Empire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2014

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

USGS Quake Expert To Help Prep LA For ‘The Big One’

The city of Los Angeles is teaming up with a renowned U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) seismologist to help prepare for its next major earthquake, officials announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2014

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M3.1 Earthquake Shakes Marina Del Rey Area

A magnitude-3.1 earthquake shook part of West Los Angeles Friday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2014

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

Report: Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones, Others Furloughed

The partial government shutdown has resulted in the furlough of well-known seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones along with about 30 others in Pasadena, according to a KNX 1070 report.

10/13/2013

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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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2 Minor Earthquakes Shake La Verne Area

Two minor earthquakes rattled Los Angeles County early Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

The March 11, 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami caused significant damage to ships and docks within Crescent City Harbor in California. A number of ships were sunk within the harbor. Because of extensive sedimentation and potential contaminated debris within the harbor, recovery efforts took over a year. (Photo credit: Rick Wilson, California Geological Survey)

Report: Balboa Island, Long Beach Businesses At Risk In Tsunami Event

Scientists are warning tsunami events both near and far could have a devastating impact on the Southland.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/04/2013

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