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.
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).