Earthquakes Just Hours Apart Rattle Southern California CommunitiesA pair of earthquakes just five hours apart struck in two Southern California counties Wednesday.
3.9 Earthquake Hits San Diego County Community Of OcotilloThe earthquake struck at 5:48 a.m. and was initially reported to be a magnitude-4.1 earthquake. It was later downgraded to a 3.9.
'Shake Alert' Early Earthquake Warning System Could Be Rolled Out SoonThe Shake Alert system has been tested with some agencies, like schools and L.A. Metro, and the developers say they're ready to share the technology with more businesses and local governments.
Indonesia Earthquake, Tsunami Death Toll SurgesThe seismic shock from the magnitude 7.5 quake triggered a tsunami nearly 20-feet-high, which came roaring over the island of Sulawesi without warning after the earthquake cut power to the tsunami alert system, reports Tracy.
Tsunami Sweeps Away Homes After Powerful Indonesia EarthquakeThe U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles about 35 miles northeast of the central Sulawesi town of Donggala. It was the second quake to strike the area Friday.
Magnitude-3.4 Earthquake Hits San BernardinoThe magnitude-3.4 quake struck at 5:44 a.m. about 1 miles west-southwest of San Bernardino, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at a depth of about 9 miles.
Earthquake Buries Homes Under Landslides In Northern JapanAt least seven people were killed when a magnitude-6.7 quake struck the northern island of Hokkaido early Thursday, causing landslides which buried a large number of homes at the foot of a ridge.
New Long Beach Bridge Gets Sensors To Gather Earthquake DataA replacement bridge under construction at the second-busiest port in the U.S. isn't just a crucial route for cargo trucks and Southern California commuters — it's a concrete-and-steel science experiment for engineers and seismologists.