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earthquake on the beach: scientists think a 7.4 temblor could reach from l.a. to


the discovery of missing links between earthquake faults shows how a magnitude 7.4 earthquake could rupture in the same temblor underneath los angeles, orange and san diego counties, a new study finds. such an earthquake would be 30 times more powerful than the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that caused...






earthquake on the beach: scientists think a 7.4 temblor could reach from los ang


los angeles — the discovery of missing links between earthquake faults shows how a magnitude 7.4 earthquake could rupture in the same temblor underneath los angeles, orange and san diego counties, a new study finds. such an earthquake would be 30 times more powerful than the magnitude 6.4 earthquake...






earthquake hits near village in alaska’s peninsula region


fairbanks, alaska (ap) — a small earthquake has struck the peninsula region of alaska. the alaska earthquake center says the magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit at 11:22 a.m. saturday about 93 miles (148 kilometers) southeast of the town of chignik, a village of about 80 on the alaskan peninsula. the earthquake had a depth of about […]






earthquake hits central alaska, third to hit during weekend


pleasant valley, alaska (ap) — the alaska earthquake information center says a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit the central part of the state. the center says the earthquake had an epicenter 27 miles (43 kilometers) north of pleasant valley, a town of about 700 residents at 9:09 p.m. local time sunday. the earthquake had a depth […]






3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes near westwood


a magnitude 3.6 earthquake was felt in los angeles on monday night, particularly on the westside and in the san fernando valley. the epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at 11:20 p.m., was just west of the sepulveda pass section of the 405 freeway in the santa monica mountains. get ready for...






3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes near westwood


a magnitude 3.6 earthquake was felt in los angeles on monday night, particularly on the westside and in the san fernando valley. the epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at 11:20 p.m., was just west of the sepulveda pass of the 405 freeway in the santa monica mountains. get ready for a major...






residents feel earthquake near alaska’s largest city


anchorage, alaska (ap) — a small earthquake hit the cook inlet region of alaska near anchorage, the state’s biggest city. the alaska earthquake center says the magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck at 9 a.m. sunday a spot about 13 miles (21 kilometers) southwest of anchorage. the earthquake had a depth of 19 miles (31 kilometers.) the […]






earthquake hits western end of the aleutian island chain


adak, alaska (ap) — a magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit the andreanof islands on the far western end of the aleutian chain. the national earthquake information center says that at 8:36 p.m. local time the earthquake hit a spot about 72 miles (116 kilometers) west of the town of adak, which has about 300 residents. the […]






moderate earthquake rattles alaska’s west aleutian islands


anchorage, alaska (ap) — a magnitude 6.9 earthquake rumbled north of alaska’s aleutian islands but did not cause a tsunami or damage structures. the u.s. geological survey says the earthquake occurred at 2:24 p.m. about 127 miles (204 kilometers) northwest of attu (at-too) island near the far west end of the aleutians. the alaska earthquake […]






seismologists hope to create earthquake forecasts for california, using small te


a one-of-a-kind statistical model for evaluating earthquake risk is boosting an effort by seismologists to more effectively communicate to the public when the chances of a major earthquake rise.






magnitude 3.6 earthquake near westwood jolts parts of l.a.


a magnitude 3.6 earthquake was felt in los angeles on monday night, particularly on the westside and in the san fernando valley. the epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at 11:20 p.m., was just west of the sepulveda pass of the 405 freeway in the santa monica mountains. the u.s. geological...






earthquake detected in north korea: china state media


china's earthquake administration says it detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake near site of recent nuclear test.






small earthquake hits alaska peninsula; no damage reported


the alaska earthquake center says a magniture-3.3 earthquake hit a peninsula in the southern part of the state.






small earthquake hits alaska peninsula; no damage reported


the alaska earthquake center says a magnitude 3.3 earthquake hit a peninsula in the southern part of the state.






earthquake hits central alaska, third to hit during weekend


the alaska earthquake information center says a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit the central part of the state.






garfield county’s biggest earthquake in decade hits silt


residents of silt and new castle may have felt their homes shake early monday afternoon as a 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit 5 kilometers south of new castle. according to the u.s. geological survey, seven people reported the earthquake.






3.1 magnitude earthquake rocks area in northern oklahoma


helena, okla. (ap) — an earthquake has shaken part of northwestern oklahoma. the u.s. geological survey says the 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6:50 a.m. saturday more than 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of helena in alfalfa county. the earthquake was recorded at a depth of about 3 miles (5 kilometers). no damage or […]






small earthquake hits alaska peninsula; no damage reported


tyonek, alaska (ap) — the alaska earthquake center says a magniture-3.3 earthquake hit a peninsula in the southern part of the state. the center says the earthquake struck the kenai peninsula region at 1:32 p.m. sunday. its epicenter was 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of tyonek, a coastal village of about 200 people. the center […]






magnitude 5.2 earthquake hits southeast coast of guam


inarajan village, guam (ap) — a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck the island of guam. the u.s. geological survey says the earthquake hit at 8 a.m. wednesday in guam. the epicenter was 51.7 miles (83.4 kilometers) southeast of inarajan village, a community of about 2,300 people. the earthquake had a depth of 6 miles (10 […]






twelve days ago, this town in oaxaca was struck with an 8.1 earthquake. and now


when the tremor struck on tuesday, the people of this earthquake-battered city feared the worst: a repeat of the sept. 7 earthquake that tumbled buildings and left thousands homeless here. “we were afraid it was happening all over again,” said yasmin talavera, 57, who was sitting in a chair tuesday...






earthquake ‘thermometer’ shows la region is boiling to northridge level


the los angeles region's "earthquake potential score," a gauge for assessing the likelihood of a destructive temblor, has surpassed the level assigned to the 6.7 magnitude northridge earthquake of 1994, according to a university of california davis professor.






western montana rattled by strong earthquake 


officials confirmed a strong earthquake has hit western montana. the u.s. geological survey says that area was hit with a magnitude 5.8 earthquake early thursday about 6 miles southeast of lincoln. it had a depth of about 2.5 miles and created at least one aftershock. the independent record reports...






at least 149 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central mexico


a powerful earthquake shook central mexico on tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 149 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming in a country still reeling from a deadly temblor that struck less than two weeks ago. the earthquake...






most of us are not ready for a major earthquake. this guy can help — and maybe s


trent sanders, a retired l.a. county sheriff’s deputy, remembers the raw power of the 1971 sylmar earthquake and the wicked punch of the 1994 northridge quake.both of them were frightening, destructive and deadly.but neither of those was the big one.“are you ready?” sanders asks in an earthquake-preparation...






earthquake hits part of alaska’s aleutian islands chain


a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has hit part of the alaska’s aleutian islands chain. the u.s. geological survey says the earthquake hit at 6:39 p.m. about 35.6 miles (57.4 kilometers) from unmak, one of the fox islands. unmak is about 890 miles (1442 kilometers) southwest of anchorage. the earthquake had a depth of 15 feet (25 […]






elgin's puerto rican, mexican communities worry about families after earthquake,


when elgin resident susana tinoco watches video clips and images of her hometown of mexico city during and after tuesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake, she gets emotional. "it makes me want to cry seeing all this," tinoco said, fighting back tears. as mexico grapples with a devastating earthquake...






8.0 earthquake strikes off mexico coast; tsunami is possible in mexico, central


a magnitude 8.0 earthquake has occurred off the southern mexican coast, the u.s. geological survey said. widespread hazardous tsunami waves are possible within the next three hours on some coasts of mexico, guatemala, el salvador, costa rica, nicaragua, panama, honduras and ecuador. the earthquake...






felt this evening’s 3.6 earthquake near poulsbo?


if you live near poulsbo, did you feel the 3.6 magnitude earthquake reported at 8:55 tonight by the pacific northwest seismic network? maybe not, since it was at a depth of 32 miles. according to the u. s. geological survey, such a magnitude earthquake  can range from “felt only by a few persons at rest, […]






rare 5.8 earthquake strikes western montana, the area's strongest temblor in nea


a rare magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck western montana, briefly plunging a town into darkness and powerful enough to knock down shelves and break glass, the u.s. geological survey said. it was the largest earthquake in western montana in nearly 60 years, according to the usgs. “it’s not impossible,...






rare 5.8 earthquake strikes western montana, the area's strongest temblor in nea


a rare magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck western montana, briefly plunging a town into darkness and powerful enough to knock down shelves and break glass, the u.s. geological survey said. it was the largest earthquake in western montana in nearly 60 years, according to the usgs. “it’s not impossible,...






nepal's earthquake disaster: two years and $4.1bn later


despite the billions pledged, the majority of nepalis affected by the earthquake still don't have proper housing.






oklahoma now on par with california earthquake activity


the earthquake damage risk in oklahoma and southern kansas is now on a par with california’s, the u.s. geological survey forecast released wednesday shows. the forecast noted 2016 saw 21 earthquakes of at least a 4 magnitude and three that were at least a 5 in oklahoma. earthquake activity is expect...






san diego-los angeles fault could cause 7.4-magnitude earthquake


as if the san andreas fault wasn’t worrying enough already, california has another big potential earthquake problem to be concerned about. a study published tuesday identified a new fault system that runs from san diego to los angeles that is capable of causing an earthquake of up to 7.4-magnitude. ...






california needs an earthquake early warning system — now


to the editor: it’s good news that california is making progress toward deploying an earthquake early warning system. but, as your article points out, california still lags behind japan and other earthquake-prone countries, and it could be a while before the state’s program can expand from a limited...






another powerful earthquake jolts mexico


mexico city — a new earthquake sent mexico city residents streaming onto the streets early saturday, creating more alarm in a country still trying to recover from two powerful earthquakes over the past three weeks. the u.s. geological survey said saturday’s magnitude 6.1 earthquake, which hit ...