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LONG BEACH (CNS) – The city of Long Beach was selected by Caltech and the U.S. Geological Survey to serve as a test site for an earthquake early warning system, officials announced today. The California […]
MEXICO CITY (AP) – A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where […]
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Geologists say a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck off the Pacific coast of southwestern Peru. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says it […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake happened about 8:25 a.m. Alaska time, and it was centered about 55 […]
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 was measured in Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday said the temblor struck about 9 miles northeast of […]
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-5.7 earthquake shook central Chile on Wednesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital but apparently causing no major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 17:29 […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines. The U.S.G.S. reported that the quake hit at 4:33 a.m. local time Sunday (2033 GMT) at […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — California’s prototype earthquake warning system is getting a $5 million boost from the federal government. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the funding in a statement Thursday.
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake has shaken the inland region east of Los Angeles, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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 […]
(CNS) – The U.S. Geological Survey says that 9:33 a.m. quake felt around Los Angeles was a magnitude-4.5 centered about 2 miles north-northeast of Yorba Linda. KFWB listeners are calling in with their reports. Listen […]
(AP) – A moderate earthquake gave a late-night jolt to the Los Angeles area, but no damages or injuries were reported. A preliminary report from the U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.4 quake hit at […]