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California earthquake News

Californians’ alert apps didn’t sound for two big earthquakes. Why not?

The app, released to the public on New Year’s Eve after more than a year of development, is intended to give at least a few precious seconds of notice before dangerous shaking from an earthquake. But users didn’t get the notifications.

Indian-American motel owner thought she was not going to survive the 7.1 California quake

The latest earthquake on Friday struck 18 kilometres northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the US Geological Survey. It was five times bigger than Thursday's 6.4 -magnitude earthquake.


4.8-magnitude earthquake rattles California's Sierra Nevada

The initial jolt on Tuesday was followed by a series of six aftershocks over more than an hour, the largest had a magnitude of 4.3, said Susan Garcia of the US Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center in Menlo Park.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Southern California suburbs

The U.S. Geological Survey says in a preliminary report that the magnitude-4.4 quake hit in foothills northwest of San Bernardino

Aftershocks rattle California following 5.1 earthquake, 50 displaced

Los Angeles Philharmonic didn't miss a note even as the quake rattled Walt Disney Concert Hall.

6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off California coast

US Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 5:18 GMT about four miles (6 kilometers) beneath the Pacific seabed.


Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes Northern California

The epicentre of the quake was located 3 km north-northeast of the town of Canyondam.

Moderate earthquake shakes Los Angeles area

A preliminary report says the magnitude-4.4 quake hit at 11:23 p.m on Tuesday.