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.
Study: Ventura Fault Could Produce Stronger Quakes, Cause TsunamisA new study says a fault line running beneath the city of Ventura and out to sea could be much more damaging than previously thought.
California To Test Tsunami Warning SystemCalifornia will conduct a test of tsunami warning communications on Wednesday.
Study: Inland Ventura, Oxnard Area Vulnerable To Earthquake-Generated TsunamiInland 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.
Quake, Tsunami Threat From Ventura Fault May Force Redraw Of Hazard MapsScientists 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.
Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk FasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
Oxnard To Take Part In Tsunami Warning TestThe city of Oxnard will take part in a test of the tsunami warning communications system, authorities announced Tuesday.
KNX Ready Or Not: TsunamiLiving in earthquake country within the Pacific Ring of Fire means we're at risk of a tsunami.
Local Chilean-Americans Try To Reach Loved Ones After 8.2-M QuakeChilean-Americans in the Southland were trying to reach family members Tuesday night after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked northern Chile.
SoCal Harbors To Prep For Potential Tsunami Threat Five California harbors - including three here in the Southland - are preparing for future tsunamis under a new state project that arms them with maps that identify potential problem areas.
Report: Balboa Island, Long Beach Businesses At Risk In Tsunami EventScientists are warning tsunami events both near and far could have a devastating impact on the Southland.
Residents Urged To Prep For 'Two Weeks On Your Own' On Quake AnnyFire officials are urging residents in the Southland to use the anniversary of the Tokyo earthquake and tsunami to prepare for the next major disaster here at home.
Guide To Emergency Planning For FamiliesThe aftermath of the March 11 earthquake in Japan continues to rivet the world’s scientists, who are using new data from the 8.9 temblor and resulting tsunami to improve plans for how to respond to a large seismic event in Southern California.
Officials Warn Residents To Avoid Japan Tsunami Debris Washing Up On CoastDebris from last year's deadly tsunami in Japan is washing ashore on the West Coast -- and some of it may even contain human remains.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Arrive Off California Coast From JapanAcross the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan's crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away — the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radioactivity such a distance.