Earthquake Or Foreshock? LA On Edge After Rare Westwood Shaker

The magnitude 4.4 earthquake that struck near Westwood may be a foreshock to a much larger more significant quake, say experts.2014 earthquake-2

The shaker is the most significant quake in Southern California since a 5.5 earthquake hit Chino Hills in 2008, a U.S. Geological Survey seismologist told reporters at a news conference Monday morning. Continue reading


A 6.9 great earthquake has struck Northern California. This is a developing story. Reload for updates.

Geographic coordinates: 40.821N, 125.128W
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 7 km
Universal Time (UTC): 10 Mar 2014 05:18:12
Time near the Epicenter: 9 Mar 2014 21:18:12
Local standard time in your area: 10 Mar 2014 05:18:12


Location with respect to nearby cities:
77 km (47 mi) WNW of Ferndale, California
81 km (50 mi) W of Eureka, California
85 km (52 mi) WNW of Fortuna, California
87 km (53 mi) W of McKinleyville, California
398 km (246 mi) NW of Sacramento, California.

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 10 Mar 2014 05:26 UTC
Message Num: 1
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: Tsunami Information Bulletin
Warning: none
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: none
Preliminary (PTWC)
Origin Time: 10 Mar 2014 05:18 UTC
Magnitude: 7 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
Latitude: 40.8° N
Longitude: 124.9° W
Depth: 10 km (6.2 mi)
Location: Off the Coast of Northern California
More Info.: search the USGS NEIC catalog

Hollywood ON EDGE As Earthquake Activity Rises Sharply

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning two miles from Hollywood, joining two other quakes In the last 10 days with a magnitude of 3.0 and greater. Seismic activity State wide is on the rise and is affecting areas from down south to all the way up to Northern tip of California. San Simeon California, home to the Hearst Castle, has also felt several sizable quakes within the last few days.


According to the LAtimes, the Hollywood temblor occurred at 10:13 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles. The epicenter was three miles from Los Angeles, four miles from Glendale, four miles from West Hollywood and 357 miles from Sacramento.

Posh Brentwood California has also experienced several quakes within the last week.

M 2.3 -- Brentwood, CA

In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered in or around the Hollywood fault line.


Region: GREECELixouri_Plateia

Geographic coordinates: 38.292N, 20.337E
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 13 km
Universal Time (UTC): 3 Feb 2014 03:08:46
Time near the Epicenter: 3 Feb 2014 05:08:46
Local standard time in your area: 3 Feb 2014 03:08:46

Location with respect to nearby cities:
12 km (7 mi) NW of Lixourion, Greece
74 km (45 mi) NW of Zakynthos, Greece
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Preveza, Greece
95 km (58 mi) W of Mesolongi, Greece
298 km (184 mi) W of Athens, Greece

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