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In Santa Monica, a new frontier in earthquake safety could soon begin - Los Angeles Times


The city of Los Angeles passed its own tough earthquake retrofit law in 2015, which could require as many as 15,000 buildings to be retrofitted. Los Angeles officials have already identified about 13,500 wood-frame buildings with a suspected weak first ...and more »

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:46:14 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Santa Monica seeks to pass the nation's most extensive earthquake retrofit plan - Los Angeles Times


Santa Monica is poised to require safety improvements to as many as 2,000 earthquake-vulnerable buildings in what would be the nation's most extensive seismic retrofitting effort. Santa Monica's safety rules would go beyond what Los Angeles has done by ...

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:00:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Powerful quake kills at least 6 in southern Philippines - Los Angeles Times


A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120, with officials combing through cracked buildings and nearby towns Saturday to check on the damage and other possible casualties.

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:53:30 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Yucaipa - LA Times - Los Angeles Times


A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Friday morning six miles from Yucaipa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred ...

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:32:19 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Angwin - LA Times - Los Angeles Times


A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Monday morning eight miles from Angwin, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor ...and more »

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:10:41 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Ridgemark, Calif. - Los Angeles Times


A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday evening three miles from Ridgemark, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:35 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was ...and more »

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 05:42:11 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake: Two minor quakes strike near Redway - Los Angeles Times


A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Friday morning 12 miles from Redway, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:13 a.m. PST at a depth of 19.3 miles. It was followed at 8:18 a.m. by a magnitude 3.0 ...

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:29:34 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.0 quake strikes near Banning - Los Angeles Times


A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning eight miles from Banning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:07 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 7.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 ...and more »

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:03:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif. - Los Angeles Times


A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 14 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:15 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 18 ...

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 04:34:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

San Andreas Fault earthquake wakes San Bernardino and Riverside - temblor


At just past 2 a.m. local time, a M=3.4 earthquake within the San Andreas Fault Zone just east of Los Angeles woke residents from their nightly slumber. At 9 a.m. this morning, there were 436 felt reports on the USGS website. Having said that, based on ...

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:42:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    FEBRUARY 2017
  • February 21, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in BOLIVIA
  • February 10, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in PHILIPPINES
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN FEBRUARY 2017
  • 01. INDONESIA (13.1%)
  • 02. SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS (8.33%)
  • 03. CHILE (7.42%)
  • 04. CHINA (5.52%)
  • 05. RUSSIA (4.33%)
  • 06. VANUATU (3.99%)
  • 07. GREECE (2.92%)
  • 08. TURKEY (2.76%)
  • 09. JAPAN (2.72%)
  • 10. KERMADEC ISLANDS (2.68%)
  • 11. PHILIPPINES (2.62%)
  • 12. ECUADOR (1.65%)
  • 13. ALASKA (1.63%)
  • 14. NEW ZEALAND (1.57%)
  • 15. PORTUGAL (1.55%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.2704%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.9523%)
  • 03. TUESDAY (14.5281%)
  • 04. FRIDAY (14.4221%)
  • 05. WEDNESDAY (14.4221%)
  • 06. MONDAY (14.21%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.1951%)
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