• 3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northwest of Hemet

    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake with an epicenter near Hemet was recorded Wednesday night, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. The epicenter of the 11:51 p.m. quake was 0.9 miles northwest of Hemet, 2.5 miles southwest of San Jacinto, 2.9 miles west northwest of East Hemet and 5.3 miles west of Valle Vista, […]

  • 2 Small Quakes Strike Near Cabazon

    Two small earthquakes rattled parts of central Riverside County Tuesday afternoon. A preliminary magnitude 3.5 temblor was recorded at 5:18 p.m. with an epicenter about 6 miles northeast of Cabazon, according to the United States Geological Survey. Reports on the USGS “Did You Feel It?” map indicated shaking could be felt in some areas of […]

  • Quakes Push Californians to Prepare for the Next Big Jolt

    Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One” strikes. California is spending more than $16 million to install thousands of quake-detecting sensors statewide that officials say will […]

  • Southern California Tickled by Tiny Tremors Every 3 Minutes

    There’s a whole lot of shakin’ going on in Southern California — 10 times more than seismologists had thought. But most of those earthquakes are so tiny that no one feels them. Using a more accurate way of finding teeny tiny earthquakes, scientists counted 1.8 million of the temblors in Southern California from 2008 to […]

  • Two Earthquakes Shake in Riverside County

    Riverside County, CA A magnitude 3 earthquake struck Riverside County’s Coachella Valley this morning, less than six hours after another small temblor rattled the region, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The newest quake hit a 6:30 a.m. at a depth of around 5 miles, its epicenter 12 miles east-northeast of Thousand Palms and 14 miles north-northeast of Indian Wells, according […]

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