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Quake, Tsunami Threat From Ventura Fault May Force Redraw Of Hazard Maps

Scientists say a large quake on the Ventura fault could spawn a tsunami that begins in the Santa Barbara Channel and affect coastal communities to the south.

CBS2 / KCAL9–7 hours ago

Small Quakes Hit Santa Clarita Area

A series of small earthquakes hit the Santa Clarita area just before 8 a.m. Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey.

04/04/2015

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Magnitude-4.0 Earthquake Hit In Ludlow

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook part of the San Bernardino County early Monday morning.

03/30/2015

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West Coast Congress Members Seek Funding For Quake Warning System

Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.

03/24/2015

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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Magnitude-3.9 Earthquake Hits 12 Miles South Of San Pedro

The tremor was reported by the United States Geological Survey at 3:26 p.m.

12/30/2014

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2 Small Quakes Shake Southeast Corner Of Salton Sea

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook an area near the Salton Sea but there have been no reports of damages or injuries.

12/23/2014

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3.3-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Joshua Tree

A 3.3-magnitide quake was reported south of Joshua Tree, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

10/12/2014

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2.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits San Fernando

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake shook the San Fernando Valley Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

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Caltech Seismologists Say Early Warning System Notified Them Of Napa Quake Seconds Before It Hit

Seismologists say an early warning system did notify scientists that the quake was imminent, but that the system still needs work.

08/24/2014

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3.8 Quake Rattles Yucca Valley

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

08/14/2014

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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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