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Earthquake California La Times
An 8.2 quake would be far more destructive to the Los Angeles area because the San Andreas fault runs very close to and underneath densely populated areas.
Seismologists are worried the recent earthquake swarm at the Salton Sea will temporarily increase the likelihood of a major quake in Southern California.
More than 1,000 old concrete buildings in Los Angeles and hundreds more throughout the county may be at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake, according to a Times analysis. By the most conservative estimate, as many as 50 of these buildings in the city alone would be destroyed, exposing ...
Do you know if your L.A. home is at risk in an earthquake? By Jon Schleuss and Rosanna Xia. April 15, 2016. Building officials identified about 13,500 “soft-story” buildings that may be at risk of collapse in a major earthquake.
Destruction and radiation danger in aftermath of the Japan earthquake. Posted By: Times Editors Posted On: 12:40 p.m. | March 12, 2011; In the aftermath of Japan’s devastating 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami, the death toll is feared to be more than 10,000.
An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.
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The 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku (東北地方太平洋沖地震, Tōhoku-chihō Taiheiyō Oki Jishin) was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (M w) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of the Oshika ...
8:11 AM ET Fri, 23 March 2018. A West Coast earthquake early warning system gets restored funding in the House's new spending bill approved Thursday.