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Earthquakes

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  • Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near the Geysers in Northern California

    A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon three miles from the Geysers, about 72 miles north of San Francisco, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:39 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile....
  • Earthquake: 3.1 temblor strikes near Bear Valley Springs

    Earthquake: 3.1 temblor strikes near Bear Valley Springs
    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 12 miles from Bear Valley Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:19 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter...
  • Earthquakes: 2.9 and 3.5 quakes hit Central Coast near Hearst Castle

    Earthquakes: 2.9 and 3.5 quakes hit Central Coast near Hearst Castle
    Two shallow earthquakes, one magnitude 2.9 and a second 3.5, were reported in rapid succession Tuesday morning near San Simeon, home of the Hearst Castle, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblors occurred about 13 seconds apart at 1:53 a.m....
  • Quakes are increasing, but scientists aren't sure what it means

     Quakes are increasing, but scientists aren't sure what it means
    No, it's not your imagination: The Los Angeles area is feeling more earthquakes this year. After a relatively quiet period of seismic activity in the Los Angeles area, the last five months have been marked by five earthquakes larger than 4.0. That hasn'...
  • L.A. seeing more earthquakes in 2014, and scientists are puzzled

    L.A. seeing more earthquakes in 2014, and scientists are puzzled
    After a relatively quiet period of seismic activity in the Los Angeles area, the last five months have been marked by five earthquakes larger than magnitude 4.0. That hasn't occurred since 1994, the year of the destructive Northridge earthquake that...
  • Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Ferndale, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon 16 miles from Ferndale, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:54 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time at a depth of 11.2 miles. According to the USGS, the...
  • Scientist: 4.2-magnitude quake hits Westside

    Sunday night’s 4.2 magnitude earthquake felt across the Westside of Los Angeles was centered in the Santa Monica Mountains. After initially calculating that the temblor was probably an aftershock of a 4.4 magnitude March 17 quake, seismologist...
  • Northridge earthquake piece by John Adams to have L.A. premiere

    Northridge earthquake piece by John Adams to have L.A. premiere
    A 1995 composition by John Adams written in response to the Northridge earthquake will have its belated Los Angeles premiere in August when the unconventional song-play piece is performed at the Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood. The performance, set for...
  • Preliminary quake map shows fault lines under schools, hotels, homes

    Preliminary quake map shows fault lines under schools, hotels, homes
    Nearly a century ago, as Hollywood rose from lemon groves, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church was built on a steep slope near Yucca Street. But it was only this year that the pastor found out his church may lie atop an earthquake fault capable of tearing it...
  • Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes south of downtown L.A.

    A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Wednesday night near Cudahy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:39 p.m. PDT at a depth of 9.3 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was in Bell. In the past 10 days,...
  • Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Cabazon, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Thursday evening three miles from Cabazon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:49 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 11.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • Mexico earthquake sends many running into the streets

    Mexico earthquake sends many running into the streets
    A strong earthquake rattled Mexico’s southern Pacific coast on Thursday, causing panic as far away as the capital, but little damage was reported. The temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and an epicenter near Tecpan de Galeana in Guerrero...