A moderate earthquake rocked Southern California this morning.
And yes you felt it. From Las Vegas to San Diego to Culver City. And it was only a 4.7, says the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake was reported at ...
East Coast people sometimes like to say that with our earthquakes, wildfires and occasional uprisings, who would want to live in Southern California?
With a disastrous hurricane Sandy looming near Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City, we took a look at the claim, putting the East Coast ... More >>
See also: "8.6 Quake Possible in Southern California? Caltech Suggests New 'Mega-Earthquake'."
As the Westside lay its collective head to rest last night after a terribly lackluster VMA ceremony, we finally got the jolt we'd been waiting for -- in the form of a 3.5 3.4 magnitude earthquake directly ... More >>
A strong jolt of an earthquake hit L.A.'s Westside early on the Labor Day holiday.
The temblor at 3.26 a.m. measured 3.3, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
It felt strong in some parts of Los Angeles early Monday:
If you think space is the final frontier, you might be in for a disappointment.
While NASA's Curiosity rover is snapping shots of a crater and hoping to find earth-like life on the Red Planet, UCLA scientists have discovered it has a lot in common with Southern California.
It turns out Mars has te ... More >>
UPDATE: Shaky days here in L.A. Another 4.5 quake hit at 9:33 a.m., centered near the same place as last night's quake. See more at the bottom. First posted at 11:37 p.m. Tuesday
*8.6 Quake Possible in Southern California?
A little baby earthquake jolted parts of Southern California toni ... More >>
A 4.0 earthquake struck near Malibu last night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
It wasn't a result of David Geffen rattling his saber to ensure that outsiders don't come to the public beach outside his home. Nor was it John McEnroe throwing a tantrum. It wasn't a raucous anti-Semitic festi ... More >>
What if we were to tell you that L.A. has an earthquake warning system that pretty much works, but that only a few folks will get the precious alerts?
The U.S. Geological Survey's prototype "Shake Alert" system has been running since January. It can theoretically warn you as much as 90 ... More >>
Beverly Hills vs. Metro.Beverly Hills schools have been in a battle with Metro over its plans to tunnel under the famous 90210 high school as part of the "Westside Subway Extension."
As our Patrick Range McDonald reported in an LA Weekly cover story, the line has essentially been bent from a ... More >>
Dianne GarciaStephanie Sheh, who organizes We Heart Japan events, at Meltdown Comics in MarchDays after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, Los Angeles-based voice actor Stephanie Sheh, known for her roles on popular series like Bleach, FLCL, Naruto and The Melancholy of Haruhi Su ... More >>
The redder, the more potential damage inflicted by Big One. Good luck, L.A.The 'Big One" -- you know, the One you can't seem to push from your mind during rooftop parties atop decrepid downtown buildings, especially each time a semi rolls by -- is coming. Dramatic, yes, and over-exploited by ... More >>
Update: A National Weather Service tsunami warning for the L.A. coast has been downgraded to a tsunami advisory. After the jump: Boats damaged in Catalina.
Could it happen in L.A.? See that story here.
The National Weather Service issued a tsunami watch for the Southern California coast thi ... More >>
Earthquake prediction is a house of cards.Another earthquake-prediction claim is spreading via Twitter and, once again, it has its source at quakeprediction.com, where "quake quack" Luke Thomas has been getting press for his shaker fakery for years.
This particular prediction -- they always ... More >>
Scientists this week said that an earthquake warning system is not that far off, and that smart phones such as the Apple iPhone might be able to take advantage through imminent-shaker apps.
A prototype warning system plugged into 300 sensors along the San Andreas fault is already being teste ... More >>
Can you imagine what a magnitude 8.0 earthquake would do to urban Los Angeles? It's a scenario being seriously considered by the Los Angeles Fire Department Monday as it stages a "full-scale" exercise to train and prepare for just such a calamity.
For three-and-a-half hours Fire Station 88 i ... More >>
elbetOe via Twitpic: http://twitpic.com/1das3mThe Mexican interior ministry declared late Tuesday that Mexicali and Tecate were disaster zones following Sunday's 7.2 earthquake felt throughout the Southwest. The declaration allows residents to apply for Mexican federal grants that would help ... More >>
Radiohead is playing a surprise show at the Fonda this Sunday, January 24 at the Fonda.
All proceeds will go to Haitian relief.
Details according to Ticketmaster website:
Tickets for this show are only available through this auction. Tickets are not transferable. There is a 2 ticket limit per ho ... More >>
L.A. County Fire DepartmentL.A. search and rescue crews in Haiti.(CORRECTED to reflect that three have been rescued, not six). A Los Angeles County urban search and rescue task force deployed to Haiti Thursday has already helped to locate six people and rescued three of them tfollowing the na ... More >>
For an hour or longer, hundreds of thousand of residents of the Los Angeles Basin lost their cell phone service, following a very moderate earthquake that left little damage in most of the areas that felt it. Swaying chandeliers in the City Council Chambers downtown, vitamin bottles leaping off the ... More >>