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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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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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3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Channel Islands Region

The minor temblor struck at 6:24 a.m. It’s epicenter was 29 miles southwest of Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2013

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