Earthquake rattles near one of LA's most destructive faults

Los Angeles

Smartphones could be used as early warning systems for large earthquakes, according to a new study. The GPS sensors already built into smartphones would detect the quakes and give several seconds of warning for people living in areas yet to be hit. Smartphone sensors could be used in the future to give officials a five-second […]

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Earthquake rattles near one of LA's most destructive faults

Los Angeles

And while some of you may shrug and write this off as a sad accident of some sort, the rest of us are freaking the $'&# out, because just before the last time Japan experienced a major earthquake (you know the one), there was a similar mass beaching of  And while some of you may […]

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Earthquake rattles near one of LA's most destructive faults

Los Angeles

Early warning on earthquakes can help save lives, but many countries can't afford them. That's why scientists are turning to another location sensor already widespread in many countries: the An early warning system for earthquakes can't come soon enough for the US, which is lagging behind other seismically active countries like Mexico and Japan. But […]

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Earthquake rattles near one of LA's most destructive faults

Los Angeles

And while some of you may shrug and write this off as a sad accident of some sort, the rest of us are freaking the $'&# out, because just before the last time Japan experienced a major earthquake (you know the one), there was a similar mass beaching of  Damage to school buildings caused by […]

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Preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits near Baldwin Hills

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Researchers Test Smartphones for Earthquake Warning Crowdsourcing Smartphone Data Could Provide Valuable Advance Notice for People in Quake Zones Released: 4/10/2015 2:15:00 PMĀ  On the fifth anniversary of the earthquake, Haiti appears to be moving forward, but at a snail's pace. The frenzy surrounding the recovery effort in 2010 has fizzled out. For the first […]

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Preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits near Baldwin Hills

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The stranding of so many dolphins has prompted comparisons with a similar incident in 2011, when 50 melon headed whales beached themselves on a nearby coast just six days before a magnitude-9 earthquake struck offshore, triggering a massive tsunami  The stranding of so many dolphins has prompted comparisons with a similar incident in 2011, when […]

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Preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits near Baldwin Hills

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Earthquake early warning systems depend on the time delay between two sets of seismic waves. The first set, called P waves, often delivers a sharp jolt. The most damaging shaking comes from slower surface waves, called S waves. For cities built far Preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits near Baldwin Hills. Preliminary magnitude 3.5 earthquake strikes […]

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Napa earthquake of 2014

Vox

Yesterday's early morning earthquake in Napa Valley was detected by thousands of seismometers placed throughout Northern California and beyond. But because we live in the era of the quantified self, a network of other devices also picked up some  A state of emergency was declared in Napa following an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 […]

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Map: How does the Napa earthquake compare to the big one in 1989?

Vox

The earthquake that rattled Napa Valley and other parts of northern California on Sunday measured 6.0 on the magnitude scale. That was strong enough to damage buildings, injure 87 people, and leave thousands without power. It was also the biggest  Castroneves was asleep in a downtown Napa hotel, about 10 miles north of the earthquake's […]

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Map: How does the Napa earthquake compare to the big one in 1989?

Vox

Jorge Sanchez looks over damage to the main post office following an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, Calif. A large earthquake caused significant damage in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, sending at least 70 people to a hospital Here are some photos of damages resulting from the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that shook […]

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