Southern California Braced for 100’s of Aftershocks After Powerful 7.1 Earthquake

Southern California Braced for 100’s of Aftershocks After Powerful 7.1 Earthquake

Southern California residents bracing for hundreds of powerful aftershocks Saturday after a major earthquake rattled them and shook buildings for a 2nd day running. The latest tremor occurred in the Mojave Desert near Ridgecrest, a town of 22,000 people still reeling after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on the Fourth of July. The 7.1 quaker rocked […]

New 7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California

New 7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California Friday evening a day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in 20 years, Friday’s is approximately 10X bigger. The newest earthquake’s epicenter was about 10 miles north northeast of Ridgecrest, California., about 150 Northeast of Los Angeles. The Ridgecrest area has had more than […]

2017 Earthquake Forecast Highlights California’s Risk

2017 Earthquake Forecast Highlights California’s Risk

2017 Earthquake Forecast Highlights California’s Risk A new USGS forecast indicates that Central California and Oklahoma have the highest risk of a damaging quake this year. California continues to be among the most at-risk for “ground-shaking hazards” in the nation, but Oklahoma is facing a similar threat thanks to man-made earthquakes, according to a new […]