PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Californians would have precious seconds to prepare for a major earthquake under a new proposal to create a statewide early warning system.
A new study raises the possibility that a major earthquake could occur along the entire length of the San Andreas Fault. KFWB‘s Pete Demitriou checked in with Penny and Phil on LA’s Morning News from […]
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A powerful earthquake sparked a tsunami warning for hundreds of miles of Alaskan and Canadian coastline, but the alert was canceled when no damaging waves were generated.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Geologists say the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that shook eastern Kentucky over the weekend was too deep to be induced by the region’s underground mining activity. The epicenter was about 10 miles […]
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says that a strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific coast of Guatemala, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A 4.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean about 140 miles off the coast of Oregon and California. The U.S. Geological Survey said it struck at a depth […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2011 Virginia-centered earthquake shows that East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought. The agency estimates that […]
SOLEDAD, Calif. (AP) – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale has struck a wilderness area of Central California. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the temblor hit at 9:25 p.m. Sunday with its […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Millions of Southland residents and millions more across California are expected to “drop, cover and hold on” tomorrow as part of an annual earthquake preparedness drill aimed at ensuring people are […]
BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.2 earthquake has hit the San Diego County desert but there have been no reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 5:39 […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to […]
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck between Guam and Japan. The early Wednesday earthquake was centered 155 miles southwest of Hagatna, Guam and 289 miles southwest of […]