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Fearing a big earthquake isn't enough. Here's how to turn anxiety into action

The 3.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Westwood Tuesday night was small and caused no damage, But it was reminder that a much bigger and more damaging quake will eventually hit Southern California.<p>BEING PREPARED<p>Small preparations can make a big difference<p>Some of the scenarios for a major …

Earthquakes

Chrissy Teigen Said What? See the Queen of Twitter's Reaction to Last Night's Earthquake in L.A.

Last night while celebs in the City That Never Sleeps were catching some z's, Hollywood's biggest stars were jolted awake by a 3.6 magnitude …

Ashley Graham

Small earthquake hits Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media.<p>The U.S. …

Los Angeles

Magnitude-3.6 earthquake hits Los Angeles

A magnitude-3.6 earthquake hit Los Angeles late Monday. Experts said it was unlikely to cause any serious damage.<p>The quake struck nearly 4 miles northwest of Westwood at 11.20 p.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.<p>“We get these size earthquakes fairly frequently. …

News (U.S.)

Small earthquake reported in southeastern Illinois, felt in 3 states

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake in southeastern Illinois was felt across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.<p>The USGS says the preliminary 3.8-magnitude earthquake occurred at 6:47 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday about 7 ½ miles northeast of the city of Albion. The …

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Celebs Felt the Earthquake in L.A. Last Night and Sort of Freaked Out: ‘I Almost Peed My Pants’

While most of the east coast slumbered, residents of L.A. felt the effects of a 3.6 magnitude earthquake on Monday night — including some of …

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Powerful 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Mexico City

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the central state of Puebla near Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, according to the Associated …

Mexico City

'No Results Found': Thousands of Climate Science Links Purged From USGS Online Database

Yet another U.S. agency has deleted climate change information from its website. This time, the U.S. Geological Survey's "Science Explorer" website—a …

Climate

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake reported near Albion, Ill.

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake was reported at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday near Albion, Ill., about 130 miles east of St. Louis.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey said the …

Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake shakes parts of northwest Oklahoma

An earthquake has rattled parts of northwestern Oklahoma.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.2 earthquake was recorded at 5:21 p.m. …

Earthquakes

Another earthquake hits Mexico City

— Alberto Serrano L. (@Serrano_Lorence) September 19, 2017<p>Mexico was rocked by a second massive earthquake in as many weeks Tuesday — on the …

Mexico City

Strong 7.4 quake hits Mexico on anniversary of deadly 1985 tremor

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday, shaking buildings in the capital of Mexico City and sending people fleeing into the street.<p>The quake hit only hours after many people participated in earthquake drills around the nation on the anniversary of the …

Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.7 earthquake strikes near Little Lake, CA

The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck near Little Lake, CA on Tuesday.<p>The quake hit at 10:45 AM local time at a depth of 1 kilometers.<p>LATEST NEWS VIDEOS<p>Now Playing:<p>Now PlayingWitness shares video of 7.1 earthquake in Mexicosfgate<br>• Alabama Senate …

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Photos: Another strong earthquake strikes Mexico — this one on anniversary of deadly 1985 quake

Another earthquake has rocked Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated the magnitude of Tuesday’s quake at 7.1 and said it was centered about 75 …

Earthquakes

Death toll from Mexico earthquake nears 100 after 30 die in capital

Mexican officials have said the national death toll from a major earthquake has risen to 94, including 30 victims in the capital alone.<p>Mexico City …

News (Ireland)

2 devastating earthquakes have hit Mexico in as many weeks. Here's why.

Damages are seen after an earthquake hit in Mexico City, Mexico September 19, 2017. Photo by Claudia Daut/REUTERS<p>A powerful earthquake shook Mexico …

Mexico

Preliminary Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Puebla, Mexico: USGS

A preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Puebla, Mexico Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>The temblor was reported about time …

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3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes outside Los Angeles

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Los Angeles overnight, according to the U.S. States Geological Survey.<p>The quake hit around 14 miles west of the city about 11:20 p.m. Monday at a depth of about 10 kilometers, according to preliminary measurements.<p>The quake was felt around the area in …

Los Angeles

Major quake jolts Mexico, sways buildings in capital

A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that …

Earthquakes

3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Los Angeles, Sending Twitter Into Frenzy

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck just north of Westwood, Los Angeles, on Monday at 11:20 p.m. PDT (2:20 a.m. EDT Tuesday), according to the United …

News (U.S.)

KHNL : Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles

More News<p>Entertainment News<p>Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles<p>Posted: 09/19/2017 8:43 AM<p>LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles was …

Los Angeles

Major 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico city

MEXICO CITY – A powerful earthquake has shaken Mexico City, causing buildings to sway sickeningly.<p>The extent of damage or injuries was not …

Canadian News

More than 100 dead in major earthquake near Mexico City

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 119 people in several states and toppling buildings in the …

Mexico

Major Earthquake Hits Mexico On Anniversary Of Devastating '85 Quake

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> A 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico Tuesday on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.<p>Buildings swayed in Mexico City, …

Earthquakes

3.8 earthquake recorded near Albion, Ill.

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake was recorded near Albion, Ill. Tuesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.<p>The USGS said the earthquake …

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Trudeau says Canada ready to help after 'devastating' earthquake in Mexico

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is ready to help “our friends” in Mexico following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that killed dozens …

Earthquakes

7.1 magnitude quake kills 139 as buildings crumble in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.<p>Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were …

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Why Caribbean Islands Went Brown And How Long Will They Stay That Way? : Earth Matters : Blogs

<i>NASA Earth Observatory images of Barbuda by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.</i><p>We recently posted several striking …

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San Francisco still has 484 delinquent ‘soft-story’ buildings

The city will place warning signs on properties deemed seismically unsafe<p>San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection (DBI) says that a September 15 deadline spurred a rush of building owners scrambling to prove that their “soft-story” properties will soon comply with seismic safety …

San Francisco

Farmers, beekeepers put aside differences to aid bees

A new pilot project in North Dakota aims to get past frequent finger-pointing between beekeepers and farmers over the decline in bee populations and …

Bees