All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Los Angeles Earthquake’

Los Angeles Earthquake: Effects & the Aftershocks

The Associated Press reports a 5.1 earthquake struck Orange Country Friday followed by over 20 aftershocks in the 2-3.6 ranges this entire weekend. This is the second earthquake in two weeks for Los Angeles– a week ago, a 4.4 tremor hit downtown L.A. with no significant damage. The most major damage sustained in this Friday’s earthquake were broken water mains …

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Los Angeles Earthquake: Stars React, Viral Video

Residents in Los Angeles had a surprise awakening for St. Patrick’s Day when a earthquake rattled the city before dawn. The 4.4-magnitude quake, dubbed the Shamrock Shake, was centered 2 miles from Encino and 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Robert Graves, a USGS seismologist, said it was a “typical” Southern California …

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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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