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Los Angeles Marked 50th Anniversary of 1971 Quake

A disastrous earthquake that struck Los Angeles a half-century ago is being remembered for spawning improvements in seismic safety and research. The 50th anniversary of the magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 6 a.m. Tuesday. Known as the San Fernando or …

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Confirmed in Remote Corner of Nevada

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck a remote corner of Nevada early Friday, shaking the desert and a nearby town, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The quake struck at 1:13 a.m. and was centered about 21 miles southeast of Mina, a …

Three Quakes Confirmed in Alaska’s Largest City, No Damage Reports

Three earthquakes early Saturday morning struck Alaska’s largest city, The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. There were no immediate reports of damage. The strongest of the three, at magnitude 5.0, was recorded just before 3:30 a.m. The center says that was …

Light Earthquake Confirmed in Alaska’s Largest City, No Damage

A light earthquake shook Alaska’s major population center, but there were no reports of damage, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook Anchorage and nearby communities, including Wasilla about 50 miles north in a neighboring borough, on …

Small Earthquake Confirmed in Arizona

A small earthquake was confirmed about eight miles east of Flagstaff. According to the United States Geological Survey’s website, the 3.3-magnitude quake was reported at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday with the epicenter located north of the Walnut Canyon National Monument. Geological …

Moderate Aftershock of M7.8 Quake off Alaska Confirmed

A moderate earthquake, an aftershock of last week’s magnitude 7.8 quake off the Alaska Peninsula, occurred in the same region Monday, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The center said Monday’s quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 and was located …

Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Hits Southwest Utah

A minor earthquake struck a remote corner of Utah early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The USGS reported that the magnitude 3.7 quake shook the desert at 3:44 a.m. local time. The epicenter was in Utah’s southwest corner, about …

Scientist Says Chances of Big One on San Andreas Greater Than We Believed

Get ready for the big one. That’s a refrain Californians have heard for years, but this time one scientist is putting a number on it. There’s a 1% chance a big quake will strike next year on the Southern section …

Alaska Quake Was Aftershock of November 2018 Temblor

A minor earthquake was felt throughout Alaska’s Cook Inlet region last week, and officials confirmed it was an aftershock of a more powerful earthquake that struck the Anchorage area 19 months ago. The Alaska Earthquake Center said the magnitude 3.6 …

No Damage, Injuries from M4.6 Earthquake in Central California

An earthquake rattled Central California Monday evening but no damage or injuries were immediately reported, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. A magnitude-4.6 temblor struck at 5:25 p.m. southeast of the community of Lone Pine in Inyo County, according to the …