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The 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Malibu on Thursday morning.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Malibu, Westside

Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 10:27 am

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking nine miles west north west of Malibu on Thursday morning.

An earthquake struck near La Habra on Friday, March 29 at 9:09 pm at a depth of 4.6 miles

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Analysis: 5.1 Earthquake Near La Habra Generates 38 Aftershocks

Posted Mar. 29, 2014, 7:46 am

The magnitude 5.1 earthquake that struck at 9:09 pm on Friday, March 28 located one mile east of La Habra was felt widely throughout the Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.

The 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Westwood on Monday morning.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake, Westwood

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Westwood, Westside

Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 6:32 am

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside of Los Angeles after striking near Westwood on Monday morning. It was downgraded from a preliminary 4.7 magnitude shortly after occurring.

The 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Marina del Rey on Friday night.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Marina Del Rey, Westside

Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:25 pm

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking one mile east south east of Marina del Rey on Friday night.

News, Santa Monica, City Hall, Earthquake

City Of Santa Monica To Identify Buildings At Risk During Earthquakes

Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 9:28 am

The City of Santa Monica has allocated $105,000 to launch the first phase of a comprehensive seismic safety program which will identify buildings at risk during earthquakes and address vulnerabilities within the City.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, Columnist, Government, Earthquake

Top Two Primary Election System Aftershock Already Having Dramatic Effect

Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 9:25 am

One in every eight or nine earthquakes is followed by an even more powerful aftershock, officially making the first quake into a foreshock.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Santa Monica City Council Urges State To Complete Santa Monica Mapping Fault

Posted Jan. 20, 2014, 9:03 am

The Santa Monica City Council unanimously supported Tuesday night a request by Council member Kevin McKeown to urge state lawmakers to fund the timely completion of a schedule mapping of the Santa Monica Fault.

The 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Marina del Rey on Thursday morning.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Marina Del Rey, Westside

Posted Dec. 19, 2013, 8:09 am

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking one mile northwest of Marina del Rey on Thursday morning.

A simple Kids' Emergency preparedness Activity Guide is free to download.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Santa Monica Offers Free Kids’ Emergency Preparedness Activity Guide

Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:38 am

The City of Santa Monica’s Office of Emergency Management has completed a Kids’ Emergency Preparedness Activity Guide, which is a free and fun way for kids and families to get prepared for emergencies.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, Columnist, Earthquake

Comprehensive Quake Info An Absolute Must For Los Angeles

Posted Nov. 9, 2013, 8:53 am

Anyone who has seen the epicenter of a major earthquake within days of its hitting knows that California’s legal and scientific priorities have lately been seriously skewed.

Steve Stajich, Columnist

Opinion, Santa Monica, Columnist, Earthquake

The Big One: Will We Have Cable?

Posted Oct. 28, 2013, 9:01 am

It’s cyclical but without specific seasons or dates. It can strike at any time and take on a magnitude of its own. It is, in itself, a kind of quake. I’m talking about the return of Fear of The Big One.

The 2.0 magnitude earthquake struck four miles north-west of Santa Monica at 8:43 pm Sunday.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

2.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Santa Monica

Posted Sep. 29, 2013, 9:02 pm

A preliminary 2.0 magnitude struck four miles north-west of Santa Monica at 8:43 pm Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, California, Santa Monica, Columnist, Earthquake

Earthquake Studies Complicate Fracking Questions

Posted Jul. 29, 2013, 9:05 am

Bank on this: As oil drilling companies begin ramping up for large numbers of wells in the Saudi Arabian-sized Monterey Shale geologic formation, opponents will paint some doomsday scenarios.

The 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of Marina del Rey at 2:08 pm Thursday.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Marina Del Rey

Posted May. 9, 2013, 2:12 pm

A preliminary 3.0 magnitude struck 1.8 miles south-east of Marina del Rey at 2:08 pm Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The small earthquake struck two miles southeast of Malibu.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Small 2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Two Miles Southeast Of Malibu

Posted May. 3, 2013, 9:36 am

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Santa Monica Bay at 10:57 pm Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Marina del Rey trended on Twitter Friday night after a small earthquake struck nearby.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

Marina Del Rey Trends On Twitter Following 3.2 Earthquake Friday Night

Posted Apr. 27, 2013, 9:11 am

Marina del Rey began trending on Twitter Friday night immediately after a 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of the affluent seaside beach community at 7:52 pm.

An earthquake struck near Marina del Rey on Friday, April 26 at 7:52 pm.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Earthquake

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Santa Monica, Westside

Posted Apr. 26, 2013, 8:19 pm

A preliminary 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of Marina Del Rey at 7:52 pm Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Second Earthquake Strikes Santa Monica Bay Within 24 Hours

Posted Nov. 6, 2012, 8:45 am

A second earthquake within 24 hours has struck Santa Monica Bay – the latest a 2.7 magnitude reading at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A star symbol marks the spot where the earthquake was centered Monday night at 6:39 p.m.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Santa Monica Bay

Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 10:55 am

The U.S. Geological Survey website is reporting a preliminary magnitude 3.3 earthquake in Santa Monica Bay on Monday night, about 10 miles south southwest of Santa Monica.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 shook the Santa Clarita Valley. It was felt as far away as West Los Angeles and West Hollywood.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Westside Feels 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Centered Near Newhall

Posted Oct. 28, 2012, 2:18 am

The Westside experienced the effects of a preliminary 3.9 magnitude earthquake at about 8:24 a.m. Sunday morning, which was centered four miles east-southeast of Newhall, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS).

News, Red Cross, Santa Monica, Earthquake

American Red Cross Launch Earthquake App

Posted Sep. 25, 2012, 3:45 am

The American Red Cross today launches its official Earthquake App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit earthquake prone areas

Steve Stajich, Columnist

Opinion, Santa Monica, Columnist, Earthquake

Late Night Shakes And 'The Big One'

Posted Sep. 8, 2012, 2:03 am

By now we’ve seen so much footage from around the world of what nature can do when it acts up and creates upheaval that we might feel that California is losing its edge as the potential home of the always looming “Big One.”

The preliminary 3.4 earthquake struck Beverly Hills at 12:03 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7.

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Earthquake

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Beverly Hills, Shakes The Westside

Posted Sep. 6, 2012, 5:14 pm

Shaking of up to 10 seconds was felt from Santa Monica to Hollywood, based on posts to social media sites Facebook and Twitter. The shaking was felt from Santa Monica to Hollywood.

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