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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

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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

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Earthquake Felt Strongly Across Los Angeles Area

A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach but causing no reported damage.

03/17/2014

A world map shows the earthquakes recorded on March 11, 2014 and days prior. (USGS)

Flurry Of Earthquakes On Anniversary Of 9.0 Kobe Earthquake

A cluster of earthquakes around the world hit just before the third anniversary of the devastating 9.0 Kobe earthquake that set off a tsunami causing widespread destruction and triggering a nuclear meltdown in 2011.

03/11/2014

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Earthquake Off California Coast Downgraded To 6.8, No Damage Reported

One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state’s northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.

03/10/2014

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Dozens of Aftershocks Follow 6.9 Quake Off California Coast

Dozens of aftershocks, the strongest registering 4.6, continue to rattle Northern California and the Eureka coast following a powerful 6.9 quake offshore just after 9 p.m. Sunday night.

03/10/2014

USGS QUAKE MAP

6.9 Earthquake Strikes Off Northern California Coast, No Tsunami Warning Issued

A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northern California coast Sunday night, with strong shaking felt hundreds of miles away, but no reports of damage, and no risk of a tsunami reported.

03/09/2014

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Small Quake Hits Along Hayward Fault Near Union City

A small quake registering 2.8 hit near Union City, along the Hayward Fault at 1:38 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey seismographs.

03/07/2014

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Small Earthquake Shakes Up South Bay

A small 2.6-magnitute earthquake shook an area near San Jose in Santa Clara County early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

02/13/2014

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Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Hits California Central Coast

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 has occurred off the Central California coast.

02/06/2014

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