On 17 January 1994, a powerful and disastrous 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit Los Angles. Historically known as the Northridge Earthquake, the devastating occurrence brought the expert's attention to the most fundamental flaws in building construction.
Most people had on their mi ...Read More
There is no denying that earthquakes have the power to cause drastic damage to both people and structures. It is important to know why earthquakes cause structural damage. To that end, read on to learn why earthquakes are huge hazards and can cause monumental damage to various st ...Read More
In Southern California on July 30, 2020, at 4:30 a.m., a 4.2 magnitude earthquake in Pacoima shook the San Fernando Valley and provided an early wake-up call for residents. Some of the shakings included aftershocks of 3.3 and 3.9 magnitudes. The earthquake and its aftershocks wer ...Read More
On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 7:09 a.m., Utah was struck by a 5.7 magnitude earthquake along the Wasatch Fault system near the town of Magna, which is just outside of Salt Lake City. This was the largest earthquake in Utah since 1992. Many aftershocks followed soon after with ...Read More
Recent Earthquakes Near Ridgecrest, California
There have been two significant 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes in a sparsely populated area of Southern California. The effects of both were felt throughout Southern California and as far away as Las Vegas. The magnitude 7.1 mainshock was ...Read More
Carson City, NV
On 6/6/2019 at approximately 9:49 PM PST, an earthquake occurred near Washoe, NV. It was estimated to be a magnitude 3.7 and caused disruptions that could have damaged structures in the area.
The Mogul city area was disturbed with light shaking during the ea ...Read More
Salton City, CA
On 5/8/2019 at approximately 9:14 AM PST, an earthquake occurred near Imperial County, CA. It was estimated to be a magnitude 3.5 and caused disruptions that could have damaged structures in the area.
The Salton City area was disturbed with light shaking dur ...Read More