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Notorious LA earthquake fault more dangerous than experts believed, new research shows - Los Angeles Times
The Newport-Inglewood fault has long been considered one of Southern California's top seismic danger zones because it runs under some of the region's most densely populated areas, from the Westside of Los Angeles to the Orange County coast. But new ...
Earthquake on the beach: Scientists think a 7.4 temblor could reach from LA to San Diego - Los Angeles Times
The discovery of missing links between earthquake faults shows how a magnitude 7.4 temblor could rupture virtually simultaneously underneath Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties, a new study finds. Such an earthquake would be 30 times more ...
Could All of Our Recent Rainstorms Cause an Earthquake? - LA Magazine
Can heavy rainfall cause earthquakes? That's the question three academics at the University of Durham in England are asking over at The Conversation. The Brits who posed the question don't know the answer, but if we get hit with a rainquake soon you ...
“Very real” threat of earthquakes prompts Los Angeles County to sue oil and gas regulators - temblor
In a move prompted by the “very real” threat of earthquakes, Los Angeles County sued state regulators yesterday to keep the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility closed. The facility was closed after a massive leak was discovered on October 23 ...
3.6 quake near Salton Sea triggers elementary school evacuation - Los Angeles Times
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled communities near the Salton Sea on Tuesday, triggering the evacuation of an elementary school. The quake occurred at 10:14 a.m. about 11 miles southwest of the Salton Sea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Study: Quake Could Sink Seal Beach Wetlands - CBS Los Angeles
HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) – A new study published Monday in the journal Nature shows there were three major earthquakes over the last 2,000 years in the Seal Beach wetlands, causing the area to abruptly drop a few feet, a phenomenon likely to ...
Today is the last day to sign up for expanded single-family quake retrofit program - Los Angeles Times
In Southern California, areas now available to request grants include certain ZIP codes in Altadena, Alhambra, Claremont, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Redlands, San Bernardino, San Marino, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, South Pasadena and West Hollywood.
Oroville Dam faces another risk: Earthquakes from rapid rise in water levels - Los Angeles Times
The crisis over the last few weeks at Oroville Dam was about how to handle large amounts of water flowing into the lake with both of the reservoir's spillways damaged. But there also was a seismic element at play as well. As Lake Oroville swung from ...and more »
3.9 magnitude earthquake hits Monterey County - Los Angeles Times
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck Monterey County on Wednesday near the town of Gonzalez and was felt across the county. The quake struck at 9:20 a.m. along Highway 101. There were no reports of injures. The quake was inland from the coast, and ...