- Los Angeles TimesApr 20 5:06 AM
The earthquake fault cuts through the heart of Ventura's quaint downtown, past the ornate hilltop City Hall and historic Spanish-era mission before heading into the Pacific Ocean.
- Fox NewsApr 19 20:57 PM
TAIPEI, Taiwan – A strong undersea earthquake that struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday sparked a house fire that killed a person outside of Taiwan's capital, authorities said.
- Fox NewsApr 20 0:12 AM
A strong undersea earthquake that struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday sparked a house fire that killed a man outside of Taiwan's capital, authorities said.
- LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsApr 11 6:36 AM
Shaking a smartphone can help you pinpoint your parked car, discover a good diner and then pay for your meal. Earthquake early warning systems depend on the time delay between two sets of seismic waves. "A few seconds can be enormously helpful," said lead study author Sarah Minson, a geophysicist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California. The GPS warning system is deceptively ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceApr 10 11:05 AM
Countries looking for cheap earthquake warning systems might want to try apps and smartphones after scientists discovered that smartphones could be used as an affordable alternative to sophisticated earthquake monitoring networks. The Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in smartphones could detect earthquakes and trigger warnings seconds before the strongest waves from the quake begin, researchers...
- The Canadian Press via Yahoo Canada NewsApr 20 5:07 AM
A strong undersea earthquake struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday, sparking a house fire that killed a person outside of Taiwan's capital and causing Japanese authorities to evacuate some schoolchildren as a tsunami precaution. The quake triggered an advisory for a tsunami of up to 1 metre (3 feet) in Japan that was lifted after just over an hour. A person was killed in a house ...
- Eastday.comApr 20 1:03 AM
A meteorologic worker checks earthquake data in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, April 20, 2015. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea off the east coast of Hualien County, Taiwan, Monday morning.
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceApr 17 9:00 AM
The 6.0 Napa earthquake last August was a wake-up call for many California families and businesses to take earthquake plans seriously. After the quake, Pacific Gas and Electric Company initiated its emergency plans to restore power to all impacted customers in about 26 hours and to quickly assess the safety of the gas system.
- Los Angeles TimesApr 15 21:17 PM
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday night about four miles from Pacoima, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
- The Christian Science MonitorApr 10 13:51 PM
While not as sophisticated as science-grade detection systems, a network of smart phones could bring early warning to regions where state-of-the-art equipment is financially out of reach.
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