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Broken bottles and merchandise on the floor of a Big Lots store in Southern California after a 5.1 earthquake, March 28, 2014. (CBS)

4.1 Earthquake Aftershock Shakes Southern California

A magnitude-4.1 aftershock has rattled parts of Southern California where a moderate quake occurred the day before.

04/01/2014

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SoCal Fault May Bring Quakes Worse Than San Andreas ‘Big One’

Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault.

03/30/2014

Broken bottles and merchandise on the floor of a Big Lots store in Southern California after a 5.1 earthquake, March 28, 2014. (CBS)

Dozens Of Aftershocks After 5.1 Quake Hits SoCal

More than 100 aftershocks have rattled Orange County south of Los Angeles where a magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck Friday.

03/29/2014

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck near La Habra in Los Angeles County on March 28, 2014. (CBS)

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes Los Angeles Area

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/28/2014

People look at sunk boats from a tsunami surge in a harbor on March 11, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Kim White/Getty Images)

Vulnerable California Harbors Prepare For Future Tsunamis

Next week marks 50 years since a magnitude 9.2 earthquake in Alaska triggered a tsunami that killed 12 people in Northern California. Scientists are mapping five vulnerable harbors, including Santa Cruz and Crescent City, so managers can come up with better emergency plans.

03/21/2014

Scott Shackleton opens the entrance to the Lawson Adit. (CBS)

Abandoned Mine Shaft On Cal Campus Could Help Warn Of Coming Quakes

Behind a sturdy, rusted door, scrawled with ‘Don Not Enter’ signs lies the key to learning more about the Hayward Fault. What’s known as the Lawson Adit actually looks like a dungeon for naughty Cal students.

03/20/2014

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California Failing To Fund Early Warning System That Sensed SoCal Earthquake

California’s early earthquake warning system worked as seismologists hoped it would, giving them notice that a quake was about to strike seconds before the ground in Los Angeles began shaking Monday, but residents didn’t get that warning because the state hasn’t identified a source of funding to build and maintain the system.

03/18/2014

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck near Encino in Los Angeles County on the morning of March 17, 2014. (CBS)

Jolt That Woke Up Los Angeles Won’t Impact Bay Area Earthquake Risk

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake that struck Los Angeles Monday morning won’t impact seismic activity in the Bay Area, according to a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/17/2014

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Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Strikes Off San Mateo County Coast

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 was recorded off the San Mateo County coast Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/17/2014

Dwayne Johnson in "San Andreas" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Dwayne Johnson Posts ‘San Andreas’ Image On Instagram

“The Rock” takes to Instagram for a sneak preview of his latest project…

03/17/2014

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