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News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Fifth Annual "Great California ShakeOut'' Today

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.''

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

3.4 Preliminary Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Malibu

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.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Malibu Saturday Morning

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.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake, Manhattan Beach

3.0 Earthquake Felt In Santa Monica

Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 12:31 pm

Initial report states earthquake epicenter is in Manhattan Beach,

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Big Bear Earthquake: Preliminary 4.8 Magnitude Shaker Felt On Westside

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.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Pair Of Small Earthquakes Bracket Los Angeles County

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.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Westwood Earthquake Upgraded To Magnitude 4.2

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.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Seismically Hazardous Buildings To Be Identified

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.

The 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Malibu on Thursday morning.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Malibu, Westside

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.

An earthquake struck near La Habra on Friday, March 29 at 9:09 pm at a depth of 4.6 miles

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Analysis: 5.1 Earthquake Near La Habra Generates 38 Aftershocks

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.

The 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Westwood on Monday morning.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake, Westwood

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Westwood, Westside

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.

The 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Marina del Rey on Friday night.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Marina Del Rey, Westside

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.

News, Santa Monica, City Hall, Earthquake

City Of Santa Monica To Identify Buildings At Risk During Earthquakes

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.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, Columnist, Government, Earthquake

Top Two Primary Election System Aftershock Already Having Dramatic Effect

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.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Santa Monica City Council Urges State To Complete Santa Monica Mapping Fault

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.

The 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Marina del Rey on Thursday morning.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Marina Del Rey, Westside

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.

A simple Kids' Emergency preparedness Activity Guide is free to download.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Santa Monica Offers Free Kids’ Emergency Preparedness Activity Guide

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.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, Columnist, Earthquake

Comprehensive Quake Info An Absolute Must For Los Angeles

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.

Steve Stajich, Columnist

Opinion, Santa Monica, Columnist, Earthquake

The Big One: Will We Have Cable?

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.

The 2.0 magnitude earthquake struck four miles north-west of Santa Monica at 8:43 pm Sunday.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

2.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Santa Monica

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.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, California, Santa Monica, Columnist, Earthquake

Earthquake Studies Complicate Fracking Questions

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.

The 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of Marina del Rey at 2:08 pm Thursday.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Marina Del Rey

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.

The small earthquake struck two miles southeast of Malibu.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Small 2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Two Miles Southeast Of Malibu

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.

Marina del Rey trended on Twitter Friday night after a small earthquake struck nearby.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

Marina Del Rey Trends On Twitter Following 3.2 Earthquake Friday Night

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.

An earthquake struck near Marina del Rey on Friday, April 26 at 7:52 pm.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Santa Monica, Westside

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.

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