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  • 4.8 earthquake is Yellowstone's largest in 34 years

    4.8 earthquake is Yellowstone's largest in 34 years
    Yellowstone National Park quivered early Sunday when the area's strongest earthquake in 34 years struck northwestern Wyoming, but no damage was reported. The epicenter of the magnitude 4.8 quake, which occurred at 6:34 a.m., was four miles north-...
  • April Fools? USGS not laughing over fake L.A. quake prediction

    April Fools? USGS not laughing over fake L.A. quake prediction
    The U.S. Geological Survey is warning the public a letter that purports to be from the agency asking Orange County residents to be prepared for "a sizable earthquake" is a hoax. The letter featuring the agency's logo was apparently sent to area...
  • Earthquake: 2.8 quake strikes near La Habra

    Earthquake: 2.8 quake strikes near La Habra
    A shallow magnitude 2.8 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning near La Habra, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:02 a.m. PDT near the surface. According to the USGS, the epicenter was two miles from Brea, three miles...
  • USGS warns of hoax earthquake letter in Southern California

    USGS warns of hoax earthquake letter in Southern California
    Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey were advising Southern California residents Monday evening about a hoax letter that is warning of an "impending large quake." The letter with the agency's logo was apparently being sent to residents in Orange...
  • An estimated 17 million people felt 5.1 earthquake in California

    An estimated 17 million people felt 5.1 earthquake in California
    An estimated 17 million people felt Friday's magnitude 5.1 quake centered in La Habra. U.S. Geological Survey seismologist David Wald said officials received valuable information from the 16,000 reports by individuals who used the Did You Feel It?...
  • O.C. cities hurry to reopen roads, buildings damaged by quake

    O.C. cities hurry to reopen roads, buildings damaged by quake
    On Monday northern Orange County cities were working on reopening roads and buildings that sustained damage from last week’s 5.1 earthquake. Buildings in Brea didn't suffer any significant structural damage, said Anna Cave, emergency...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near The Geysers

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near The Geysers
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday evening four miles from The Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:33 p.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from...
  • Hundreds of aftershocks from 5.1 earthquake

    Hundreds of aftershocks from 5.1 earthquake
    There have been hundreds of aftershocks from Friday's 5.1 earthquake in La Habra, which experts said is what they expected. The aftershocks are declining in frequency. The largest was a 4.1 temblor that hit Rowland Heights on Saturday afternoon. Many of...
  • Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Soledad

    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Monday evening 13 miles from Soledad, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:41 p.m. PDT at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 18 miles from...
  • La Habra earthquake jolted social media

    La Habra earthquake jolted social media
    The magnitude 5.1 La Habra earthquake that shook Southern California isn't going into the seismic history books for its modest size and small damage totals. But it was an event on social media, which transmitted stories and images of the quake and its...
  • O.C. cities take stock of quake damage

    O.C. cities take stock of quake damage
    Three north Orange County cities scrambled Monday to reopen roads and buildings following a magnitude 5.1 quake that snapped water lines, damaged chimneys and left a well-traveled thoroughfare covered in dirt and boulders. Still, as the workweek began...
  • Dozens still displaced by quake; school, city hall, road closed

    Dozens still displaced by quake; school, city hall, road closed
    Residents in northern Orange County continued to roll with the aftermath of Friday’s 5.1 earthquake as the workweek began, bringing the reality of the damage into clearer focus. A grade school was closed, as was a well-traveled road. The civic...