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    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. Earthquake! Your Smartphone Could Give an Early Warning

      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 ...

    5. 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...

    6. 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 ...

    7. Powerful quake kills one in Taiwan

      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.

    8. 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.

    9. Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Pacoima

      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.

    10. 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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