January 27, 2014 |
A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon 11 miles from Golden Hills, Calif., about 34 miles southeast of Bakersfield, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:35 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Tehachapi, 19 miles from Arvin and 23 miles from Lamont. In the last 10 days, there were no other earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.
March 28, 2014 |
Two shallow earthquakes were reported Friday evening one mile from La Habra soon after a larger quake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A 3.4 temblor occurred at 9:11 p.m., and a 3.6 quake followed at 9:30 p.m., each at a depth of zero miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was one mile from Brea, three miles from Fullerton and three miles from Rowland Heights. The larger earthquake, magnitude 5.1, occurred at 9:09 p.m. with a similar epicenter. Read more about Southern California earthquakes .
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September 19, 2013 |
A series of earthquakes rattled east Los Angeles County early Thursday, beginning with a 3.7-magnitude temblor that was soon followed by an even larger aftershock, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The first quake occurred about 4:43 a.m., more than a half-mile below Bonelli Park Trail in La Verne, according to the USGS. “It was pretty crazy. We felt the first one, it wasn't too bad,” said Elizabeth Price, a shift leader at a Starbucks just down the street in Pomona.
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January 23, 2013 |
It took 19 years, but the LAPD finally thanked Mike Kubeisy on Tuesday. Like the other residents of the Northridge Meadows apartment complex, Kubeisy was jolted awake early on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, as the Northridge earthquake rocked the region. The building partially collapsed, killing 16 people and trapping many others, including LAPD Officer Joseph Jordan and his wife. Kubeisy, 32 at the time, crawled out of his third-floor apartment through a gaping crack that had opened in the wall, then went in search of people to help.
May 8, 1989 |
A strong earthquake Sunday struck a region of southwest China where 730 people were killed by a temblor in November, but this time officials said only about 10 people were injured. Sunday's quake collapsed some houses and opened rifts in some streets in Gengma county in Yunnan province, the official New China News Agency said. It said there were no reports of deaths or injuries, but the Central Seismology Bureau in Beijing quoted local authorities as saying that about 10 people were injured, four seriously.
January 31, 1986 |
An earthquake shook the nation from Illinois to New York today, swaying tall buildings and alarming residents. Some damage was reported, but there were no reports of injuries. The quake was felt in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, New York and Wisconsin and as far north as Barrie, Ontario. Ira Stohlman, a City Council staff member in Washington said the city government building two blocks from the White House shook. The U.S.