earthquake

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Washington Monument to reopen May 12 after repairs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake. The park service says the remaining […]

03/25/2014

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National tsunami preparedness week

LONG BEACH (CNS) – Earthquake experts today cautioned that while rare, a large tsunami could have a significant impact on Southern California’s coastal areas and urged residents to prepare for such an event as part […]

03/25/2014

Egill Hauksson a Caltech Seismologist talks about an early morning earthquake during a news conference at Caltech in Pasadena, Calif, on Monday, March 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut )

‘Shamrock Shake’ provides reminder to prepare for earthquakes, other disasters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – St. Patrick’s Day got off to a shaky start today when a magnitude-4.4 earthquake centered southeast of Encino in the Santa Monica Mountains gave residents a jolt and several seconds of […]

03/17/2014

KTLA morning anchors react during 4.4 earthquake as seen in video posted on YouTube.

KTLA news anchor’s on-air reaction to earthquake goes viral (Video)

KTLA news anchor’s on-air reaction to earthquake goes viral, topping 1.3 million views in just eight hours!

03/17/2014

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Earthquake felt across Los Angeles

A rude awakening for a lot of you this morning as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked the Southland.  The shaking has a lot of you on alert, wondering if all the shaking is over for […]

03/17/2014

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Expert advice to prepare for a natural disaster

Red Cross Los Angeles CEO Jarrett Barrios talks to Money 101’s Bob McCormick about preparing for a natural disaster.

03/17/2014

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Earthquake strongly felt across Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach but causing no reported damage. The quake’s magnitude was 4.4 […]

03/17/2014

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Earthquake hits Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An earthquake with an epicenter near Westwood struck Los Angeles about 6:25 a.m. today, authorities said. Initial reports by the U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor — located about 6 miles […]

03/17/2014

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Powerful quake shakes California; no injuries

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – An earthquake that struck offshore and rattled the Northern California coast has been downgraded to a magnitude-6.8. The quake about 50 miles west of Eureka on Sunday night was initially reported […]

03/10/2014

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M4.1 quake occurs off central California coast

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 has occurred near California’s central coast. The USGS says the 10:52 a.m. Thursday temblor was centered 23 […]

02/27/2014

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3.2 magnitude aftershock felt from SC earthquake

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials are reporting an aftershock from the earthquake that shook a large part of South Carolina and Georgia on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey’s website reported a 3.2 magnitude earthquake at […]

02/16/2014

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Prelim. magnitude-4.4 quake shakes SC, Ga.

A small earthquake has hit in South Carolina, startling residents and shaking homes both in South Carolina and across the border in Georgia. USGS Geophysicist Dale Grant said late Friday that the quake had a […]

02/14/2014

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