California Earthquake Watch

Los Angeles is Earthquake Country. We NEED to know what’s shaking…

Nov 222016
 
Another Huge Earthquake Strikes Japan

Fukushima – the same area devastated by the 2011 monster quake – has been struck by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake on Monday, November 21th 2016. The quake triggered tsunami warnings. Luckily the resulting tsunamis were relatively minor and didn’t cause significant damage. Today – only a day later! – another 6.9 earthquake shook the same […]

Oct 212016
 
After The Great California Shakeout Drill

On the 2016 Great California Shakeout Drill (10/20/16) Mayor Garcetti said: “People around the world are participating in the Great ShakeOut drill today, as we remind ourselves to be ready in the event of a major earthquake. I am glad that so many Angelenos are participating, because in Los Angeles we know that a big […]

Oct 042016
 
Official Earthquake Advisory For L.A.

Prompted by the recent “quake swarm” in Salton Sea area seismologists issued an official earthquake advisory. The quakes that shook the Salton Sea area this week occurred in a quick succession and less than four miles from the San Andreas Fault. It is feared that the series of earthquakes could be foreshocks and might trigger […]

Sep 292016
 
Early Earthquake Warning For California Is A Distant Future

Governor Brown Signs Earthquake Early Warning Legislation   On 09/29/16 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation – SB 438 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) – to help advance the development of a statewide earthquake early warning system in California. “We’ve seen the devastation earthquakes have caused in California,” said Governor Brown. “This keeps […]