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A fault line crack in Highway 178 is opened by a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California, U.S., July 6, 2019. Picture taken July 6, 2019. REUTERS/David McNew

Report: 6.9 Earthquake Would Cause Catastrophic Damage In San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A magnitude 6.9 earthquake on San Diego's Rose Canyon Fault could damage 100,000 residences, cause widespread road and...
Cracks are seen in the street next to Trona Community Church after a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake broke, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California

3.7- Magnitude Earthquake Hits North Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – A preliminary 3.7-magnitude earthquake hit the North Bay on Wednesday. The quake hit about 3.5 miles...
This Feb. 18, 2020 photo made available by NASA shows the InSight lander's dome-covered seismometer, known as SEIS, on Mars. On Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, scientists reported that the spacecraft has detected hundreds of quakes and even aftershocks that are regularly jolting the red planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)

Mars Lander Confirms Quakes, Even Aftershocks On Red Planet

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's newest Mars lander has confirmed that...
Compton Community College students Alma Angel, 19, (L-R), Jacqueline Parra, 19, Ana Angel, 19, and Hugo Sierra, 18, participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill as California releases its new MyShake early warning app, in Los Angeles, California, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Castaic, No Immediate Reports Of Damage, Injuries

CASTAIC (CNS) - A magnitude 3.7 earthquake rattled Castaic this morning, but there were not immediate reports of damage of injuries.
Jamaica Earthquake

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Between Cuba and Jamaica; Possible Tsunami Threat

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HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica on...
Seismogram at Weston Observatory

3.3 Magnitude Quake Rattles Area 9 Miles Southwest Of Gilroy Early Monday Morning

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area approximately 9 miles southwest of Gilroy in San Benito County early Monday morning, according to...
Seismogram at Weston Observatory

Santa Clara County: 3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southwest Of Gilroy Early Monday

A preliminary magnitude 3.0 earthquake has struck in unincorporated Santa Clara County early Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.
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4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes NorCal Coast

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook Petrolia in Northern California today. The 7:30 a.m. tremor was hit at around ...
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4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Paso Robles

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Paso Robles in central California on Tuesday. The 10:29 a.m. tremor was centered 8...
Cracks are seen in the street next to Trona Community Church after a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake broke, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California

3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes San Bernardino County

PASADENA (CNS) - A small earthquake rattled a section of San BernardinoCounty today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.  
Western States Earthquake Activity

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes San Pedro

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SAN PEDRO, CA — An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 has struck about 13 miles south of San Pedro, according to...
A fault line crack in Highway 178 is opened by a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California, U.S., July 6, 2019. Picture taken July 6, 2019. REUTERS/David McNew

Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Jolts Brea Area

BREA (CNS) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck near Brea tonight, but no damage or injuries were...

New Tectonic Fault Zone Cluster Found Off California Coast

A new cluster of tectonic faults has been discovered on the ocean floor off the coast of Santa Cruz. A recently published...
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California Earthquake Fault Activity Map of California 2010

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The California Department of Conservation has an excellent map of California Earthquake faults. See the bottom of this page for a...
Crack in Hill Behind La Purisima Mission Site Santa Barbara County

The Great 1812 Santa Barbara Earthquake and Tsunami

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An incredible history of the 1812 Santa Barbara earthquake and tsunami has been assemble here on the UCSB University of Santa Barbara...

Significant California Earthquakes 1700 – 2019

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The California Department of Conservation has a consolidated listing of Significant California Earthquakes. The information below was sourced from https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Pages/Earthquakes/eq_chron.aspx...
USGS Earthquake Starts Tsunami

List of Historic California Tsunamis: 1812 – 2012

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The table below shows data from some of the tsunamis recorded in central and southern California from 1812 to 2012(Source: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/servlet/ShowDatasets).
A fault line crack in Highway 178 is opened by a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California, U.S., July 6, 2019. Picture taken July 6, 2019. REUTERS/David McNew

California Tremors: Why Earthquakes Shake the West Coast. Part 1 of Our Tremors Series.

Editor's note: This is part one of watchourcity.com's ongoing series on California earthquake history, preparedness, and response.California is known for a lot...
Trona Earthquake November 13 2019

3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Ridgecrest, Trona California.

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit near the areas of Ridgecrest and Trona California today, as reported by U.S. Geological Survey.The quake, which...

Earthquake Shakes Border Region

PASADENA (CNS) - A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook the California-Baja California border region today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The temblor hit...
Cracks are seen in the street next to Trona Community Church after a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake broke, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California

Earthquakes Felt Across Southern California

INDIO (CNS) - A small earthquake rattled parts of the Coachella Valley today, but there were no reports of serious damage. A temblor with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 was detected at 2:07 p.m. about 10 miles north of Indio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was felt in some areas of the [...]
Ventura earthquake November 8 2019

Tremors Continue in Ventura for the Second Day in a Row

Residents of Ventura received a different kind of morning wake up call today as three earthquakes hit the area in under 2...
Cracks emerge on a road after an earthquake broke in Trona, California, U.S., in this photo from the USGS posted on July 6, 2019. USGS/Handout via REUTERS

Two Earthquakes Hit Ventura County

Residents of Ventura California were awoken this morning by some other than an alarm clock. A 3.3-magnitude struck at 4:58 a.m. Pacific...

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