Tag: Earthquake

Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes Near Malibu

MALIBU—A magnitude 3.6 earthquake occurred near Point Mugu State Park in Malibu on Wednesday, June 12 at about 5:07 p.m. Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones said...

Worldwide Participation In ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

MALIBU—On Thursday, October 18, at 10:18 a.m., people around the world for 5 minutes will participate on how to drop, cover, and hold on...

6.9 Earthquake In Lombok Kills 91

INDONESIA—A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Lombok Island in Indonesia on Sunday, August 5 killing 91 people. The earthquake triggered a tsunami warning and comes...

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake In Indonesia

INDONESIA—An earthquake hit Indonesia's Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination for beaches and surfing, at 6:47 a.m. local time on Sunday, July 29. Sixteen...

Earthquake Hits Southern California

LOS ANGELES—A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California on Thursday, April 5. While the earthquake transpired offshore, the force was felt throughout the southern...

Earthquake Rattles Port Charles On “General Hospital!”

HOLLYWOOD—Who would have guessed that an earthquake in Port Charles would be all it took for Samantha Morgan to FINALLY reveal her feelings for...

Santa Monica Fault Line Found Below Rodeo Drive

BEVERLY HILLS—The California Geological Survey released a new map this week detailing an update to the Santa Monica fault line found beneath Rodeo Drive...

Endgame

UNITED STATES—In one way the earthquake had been a blessing in disguise for the drug store. People were actually happier with the new little...

After The Quake

UNITED STATES—Terrible rains came. Unhoused people in tents in the high school field got drenched. At my parents’ house they worked in the rain...

Whole Lotta Shakin

UNITED STATES—Among the carryovers from the Meyer era of Johnson Drug was Tammy the bookkeeper. She wore a dark sweater and skirt and was...

3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Westwood

WESTWOOD—At approximately 11:20 p.m. on Monday, September 18, an earthquake with a magnitude 3.6 shook the grounds 3 miles northwest of Westwood. It was...

Officials Release Earthquake Fault Maps For LA’s Westside

SANTA MONICA—State officials released new maps on Thursday, July 13, outlining the locations of earthquake fault lines running through a number of Los Angeles...

3.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 was felt across Santa Monica and West Los Angeles on Monday, May 1, at around 10:28...

Seismic Retrofit Program Approved By City Council

SANTA MONICA—According to a press release from the city of Santa Monica, the City Council unanimously approved the second reading of a comprehensive seismic...

L.A. Earthquake Fault More Dangerous Than Experts Believed

LOS ANGELES—New research shows that the Newport-Inglewood fault, one of Southern California’s top seismic danger zones, is more dangerous than experts expected. It is capable...

Study Indicates Los Angeles Overdue For Major Earthquake

LOS ANGELES—A study released by the U.S. Geological Survey on Thursday, March 2, indicated that the city of Los Angeles is due for a...

New Earthquake Law Requires Upgrading 15,000 Buildings

WEST HOLLYWOOD/SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a law that will require brittle concrete buildings and apartment buildings with large open spaces...

Magnitude-2.5 Earthquake Hits Near Sherman Oaks

SHERMAN OAKS—A 2.5 magnitude earthquake struck the hills near Sherman Oaks on Saturday, October 29, reported the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the USGS, the quake struck...

A Lotta Shaking

UNITED STATES—One Tuesday afternoon, sunny and cool, lullabied by the sound of cars streaming from the 10 to the 110, I neared the end...

“San Andreas” A Visual Thrill-Ride

HOLLYWOOD—Disaster movies are quite fun. Notably because they take the idea of the extreme and throw every possible facet in the audience’s face. The...
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