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Los Angeles Earthquake: This One A 5.1 Magnitude

California just experienced another earthquake after the 6.9 magnitude shook residents near Eureka, CA, March 9th. This time, a magnitude-5.1 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area Friday evening, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at about 9:09 p.m. and the epicenter was near Brea in Orange County, which lies about 20 miles southeast of downtown …

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Los Angeles Earthquake: 4.4-Magnitude Trembles the City

A sudden tremble struck the Los Angeles area Monday morning at 6:25 a.m. The quake’s epicenter occurred in the Santa Monica Mountains 6 miles north-northwest of Westwood, Calif., and 15 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The quake was initially measured at a 4.7-magnitude, but then was recorded as 4.4 at a depth of 5.3 miles. Approximately six aftershocks followed the rumbles. …

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California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged, but Threat Remains

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Eureka, California on Sunday may be over, but scientists say that Northern California will remain under threat for many years to come. The Cascadia subduction zone in the Pacific Northwest continues to be a hot spot of geological activity, and may some day cause great damage to the region. Sunday wasn’t the first time …

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California Earthquake: It Might Not Be Over Yet

A strong earthquake struck much of northern California and southern Oregon on Sunday, but surprisingly caused only minimal damage. Although the earthquake itself was enough to scare residents, the more than 20 aftershocks that struck in the eight hours following the quake kept the residents alert. The earthquake was a 6.8 magnitude quake, and struck at 10:18 p.m. The tremor …

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California Earthquake: 6.9-Magnitude Strikes Eureka Coast

An offshore earthquake struck Northern California Sunday night, which was mainly centered in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 10 miles. Sources say that the earthquake occurred around 10:18 p.m., 50 miles offshore of Eureka, Calif. The magnitude of the quake was calculated at 6.9 and was immediately followed by nearly six aftershocks. The quake itself was felt heavily throughout …

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California Earthquake: Magnitude 6.9 Hits CA Coast

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the coast of California had residents rocking and rolling. The quake hit around 10:18 pm on Sunday night, and was located in the Pacific Ocean less than 55 miles from McKinleyville, Fortuna, Eureka and Ferndale in Humboldt County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) . The quake was felt as far away as southern …

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Northern California Rocked By 6.9 Earthquake

Things went bump in the night for a bunch of residents across Northern California over the weekend. Reports indicate that an earthquake hit the area at around 10:18 pm on Sunday. It is said to have originated in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 50 miles west of Eureka, California. The U.S. Geological Survey estimated the depth of the quake as about …

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