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  • Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes in Kern County

    Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes in Kern County
    A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Friday morning south of Sequoia National Forest in Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:17 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile. According to the USGS, the...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 16 miles from Soledad, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:35 p.m. at a depth of 2.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 19 miles from...
  • Philippines hit by quake of magnitude 5.6: USGS

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck off the coast of the Philippine island of Luzon on Wednesday, around 400 km (250 miles) from Manila, the capital, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake at a depth of 77 km, hit at 1152 GMT....
  • Garcetti to hire 'chief resilience officer' to prepare for disasters

    When Los Angeles officials begin an ambitious effort to comb the city and check which buildings might be at risk in a major earthquake, they will also examine how efficiently the structures use water and electricity, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday. The...
  • Garcetti to appoint officer to help L.A. ready for disasters, drought

    Garcetti to appoint officer to help L.A. ready for disasters, drought
    When Los Angeles officials begin an ambitious effort to comb the city and check which buildings might be at risk in a major earthquake, they will also examine how efficiently the structures use water and electricity, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday. The...
  • Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Kernville

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Kernville
    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 30 miles from Kernville, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:30 p.m. at a depth of 1.9 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 39 miles from...
  • Huge Alaska quake could unleash strong California tsunami, study says

    Huge Alaska quake could unleash strong California tsunami, study says
    Monday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake turned out to be too deep to cause a tsunami on the West Coast of the United States. But seismic experts have long warned that a massive quake in Alaska could cause damaging wave activity along the California coast....
  • Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Kettleman City, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 12 miles from Kettleman City, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:56 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles. In the last 10 days, there have been...
  • 5.2-magnitude earthquake rattles Arizona, New Mexico

    5.2-magnitude earthquake rattles Arizona, New Mexico
    A 5.2-magnitude earthquake near the border of Arizona and New Mexico rattled a significant swath of the U.S. Southwest late Saturday but caused no major damage or injuries, the United States Geological Survey said. The earthquake was centered about 31...
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?" Back then, the...
  • Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Maricopa, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon five miles from Maricopa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:57 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • 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...