Did you feel it?

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake rattled through Southern California at 4:53 p.m. on Wednesday.
“It was at a depth of 7.3 miles and at this time (5:10 p.m.) we have had about 500 people respond to our ‘Did you feel it?’ website,” said Leslie Gordon from the U.S. Geologic Survey.
The earthquake was centered 13 miles […]

Learning from earthquakes

By Mary O’Keefe
The clean up continues in Mexicali, Mexico after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the area on Sunday. Scientists continue to assess the aftermath of the powerful tumbler.
The earthquake struck at 3:40 p.m. about 20 miles from southeast of Mexicali. Two people were reportedly killed and over 200 injured in the area.
At first, scientists […]

Dr. Lucy explains it all

Treasures of the Valley
» Mike lawler
Like many of us who have lived in the Los Angeles area for many years, my family has permanently imprinted and associated the image and voice of Dr. Lucy Jones with disaster. She and her associate Dr. Kate Hutton have for the last 20-plus years been the first voices of […]

Earthquake rocks, boulders unlikely to roll

According to the U.S. Geological Survey website a 4.4 earthquake hit the greater Los Angeles area at about 4 a.m. on Tuesday; Glendale Parks & Recreation reported that no rocks were dislodged in Deukmejian Park.
According to officials, large rocks exposed by rainfall erosion have little chance of dislodging in an earthquake or light […]

Did you feel it?

Did you feel it?

by Mary O’Keefe
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Southern California at 4:04 a.m. this morning (Tuesday).  The epicenter was about a mile from Pico Rivera about 11 miles from downtown Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geologic Survey website.
The earthquake was reportedly felt from Long Beach to Palmdale.  Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station was in the […]