Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am
Residents in earthquake-prone areas, including certain zip codes in Los Angeles, Santa Monica (90401 and 90404), and Pasadena, are eligible to receive up to $3,000 in state incentives to protect their homes against temblors, state officials said Thursday.
Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 4:48 pm
A magnitude-3.9 earthquake struck today 12 miles south of San Pedro, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:05 am
A small, shallow 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded today in the Gulf of Santa Catalina, according to a computer-generated report from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:27 am
Two shallow offshore earthquakes -- one of them packing the punch needed to trigger a moderate level of damage -- shook the Channel Islands region today, according to computer-generated reports from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 8:02 am
Millions of residents in the Southland and throughout the state are expected to "drop, cover and hold on'' today as part of an annual earthquake preparedness drill aimed at ensuring people are ready for the "big one.''
Posted Aug. 15, 2014, 11:48 am
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck off the coast of Malibu today, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.
Posted Aug. 9, 2014, 9:06 am
A magnitude 2.7 earthquake struck this morning near Agoura and Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 12:31 pm
Initial report states earthquake epicenter is in Manhattan Beach,
Posted Jul. 5, 2014, 10:21 am
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of between 4.6 and 4.8 struck the San Bernardino County mountain resorts at 9:59 a.m. today and was felt as far away as West Los Angeles.
Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 9:03 am
A pair of small earthquakes bracketed Los Angeles County on Saturday. First, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Zuma Beach and western Malibu at 7:15 a.m., automated earthquake sensors reported.
Posted Jun. 2, 2014, 8:34 am
A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck near Westwood on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries, authorities said.
Posted May. 30, 2014, 12:00 am
City Hall will hire an engineering firm to create list of buildings made of concrete, steel, or wood framing and are at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 10:27 am
A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking nine miles west north west of Malibu on Thursday morning.
Posted Mar. 29, 2014, 7:46 am
The magnitude 5.1 earthquake that struck at 9:09 pm on Friday, March 28 located one mile east of La Habra was felt widely throughout the Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 6:32 am
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside of Los Angeles after striking near Westwood on Monday morning. It was downgraded from a preliminary 4.7 magnitude shortly after occurring.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:25 pm
A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking one mile east south east of Marina del Rey on Friday night.
Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 9:28 am
The City of Santa Monica has allocated $105,000 to launch the first phase of a comprehensive seismic safety program which will identify buildings at risk during earthquakes and address vulnerabilities within the City.
Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 9:25 am
One in every eight or nine earthquakes is followed by an even more powerful aftershock, officially making the first quake into a foreshock.
Posted Jan. 20, 2014, 9:03 am
The Santa Monica City Council unanimously supported Tuesday night a request by Council member Kevin McKeown to urge state lawmakers to fund the timely completion of a schedule mapping of the Santa Monica Fault.
Posted Dec. 19, 2013, 8:09 am
A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking one mile northwest of Marina del Rey on Thursday morning.
Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:38 am
The City of Santa Monica’s Office of Emergency Management has completed a Kids’ Emergency Preparedness Activity Guide, which is a free and fun way for kids and families to get prepared for emergencies.
Posted Nov. 9, 2013, 8:53 am
Anyone who has seen the epicenter of a major earthquake within days of its hitting knows that California’s legal and scientific priorities have lately been seriously skewed.
Posted Oct. 28, 2013, 9:01 am
It’s cyclical but without specific seasons or dates. It can strike at any time and take on a magnitude of its own. It is, in itself, a kind of quake. I’m talking about the return of Fear of The Big One.
Posted Sep. 29, 2013, 9:02 pm
A preliminary 2.0 magnitude struck four miles north-west of Santa Monica at 8:43 pm Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Jul. 29, 2013, 9:05 am
Bank on this: As oil drilling companies begin ramping up for large numbers of wells in the Saudi Arabian-sized Monterey Shale geologic formation, opponents will paint some doomsday scenarios.