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Obama includes funds for earthquake early warning system in new federal budget

February 4, 2015

February 4, 2015

A pair of elected officials announced today that President Barack Obama  included $5 million in the new federal budget for an...

Earthquake resistant water pipes to be installed at critical locations throughout Los Angeles

January 17, 2015

January 17, 2015

Earthquake-resistant water pipes are being installed at critical locations around the city, including near the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge...

Two earthquakes strike Castaic area

January 4, 2015

January 4, 2015

Two earthquakes struck in the Castaic area within 20 minutes of one another Saturday night, the second with a magnitude...

Two shallow offshore earthquakes shake Channel Islands regions, smaller earthquake hits Orange County

November 10, 2014

November 10, 2014

Two shallow offshore earthquakes — one of them packing the punch needed to trigger a moderate level of damage —...

Millions of Southland residents to practice earthquake preparedness in the Great California ShakeOut

October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014

Millions of residents in the Southland and throughout the state are expected to “drop, cover and hold on” today as...

Malibu experiences 2.2 magnitude “miniquake”

August 4, 2014

August 4, 2014

  A magnitude 2.2 earthquake rattled the western end of Malibu today, according to automated seismographs operated by the Southern...

USC Researcher Warns of Tsunami Possibility in Offshore Earthquake

June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014

While a magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Alaska this week was too deep to unleash a tsunami, a University of Southern California...

2.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Malibu

June 21, 2014

June 21, 2014

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Zuma Beach and western Malibu at 7:15 a.m. today, automated earthquake sensors reported. The epicenter...

4.2 Earthquake Shakes Westwood

June 1, 2014

June 1, 2014

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck near Westwood today, but there were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries, authorities said....

Los Angeles to Identify Seismically Hazardous Buildings

May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014

The Los Angeles City Council voted on May 28 to compile a list of wood-framed apartment buildings built prior to...