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.
Posted May. 9, 2013, 2:12 pm
A preliminary 3.0 magnitude struck 1.8 miles south-east of Marina del Rey at 2:08 pm Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted May. 3, 2013, 9:36 am
A 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Santa Monica Bay at 10:57 pm Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Apr. 27, 2013, 9:11 am
Marina del Rey began trending on Twitter Friday night immediately after a 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of the affluent seaside beach community at 7:52 pm.
Posted Apr. 26, 2013, 8:19 pm
A preliminary 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of Marina Del Rey at 7:52 pm Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Nov. 6, 2012, 8:45 am
A second earthquake within 24 hours has struck Santa Monica Bay – the latest a 2.7 magnitude reading at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 10:55 am
The U.S. Geological Survey website is reporting a preliminary magnitude 3.3 earthquake in Santa Monica Bay on Monday night, about 10 miles south southwest of Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 28, 2012, 2:18 am
The Westside experienced the effects of a preliminary 3.9 magnitude earthquake at about 8:24 a.m. Sunday morning, which was centered four miles east-southeast of Newhall, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS).
Posted Sep. 25, 2012, 3:45 am
The American Red Cross today launches its official Earthquake App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit earthquake prone areas
Posted Sep. 8, 2012, 2:03 am
By now we’ve seen so much footage from around the world of what nature can do when it acts up and creates upheaval that we might feel that California is losing its edge as the potential home of the always looming “Big One.”
Posted Sep. 6, 2012, 5:14 pm
Shaking of up to 10 seconds was felt from Santa Monica to Hollywood, based on posts to social media sites Facebook and Twitter. The shaking was felt from Santa Monica to Hollywood.