Monthly Archives: September 2020

23 September, 2020

3.2 earthquake hits near Rancho Cucamonga

By |2020-09-23T17:46:55+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Related News|

Early morning Wednesday at 5:24 a.m. a 3.2 magnitude earthquake was reported near Rancho Cucamonga, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-09-23/earthquake-near-rancho-cucamonga

21 September, 2020

Optimum Seismic Says Puente Hills Earthquake a Grim Wakeup Call for Southern California

By |2020-09-21T20:07:25+00:00September 21st, 2020|Press Release|

LOS ANGELES — A 4.5 magnitude earthquake on the Puente Hills fault jolted much of Los Angeles and Orange counties Friday, raising concerns about the volatility of this seismic threat to Southern California.

Considered far more deadly than the infamous San Andreas, the Puente Hills thrust fault has the capacity to […]

15 September, 2020

Almost 100 Earthquakes Swarm Yellowstone In 24 hours

By |2020-09-15T18:02:54+00:00September 15th, 2020|Related News|

A swarm of 91 earthquakes rattled the Yellowstone National Park region in just 24 hours on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. Michael Poland, scientist-in-charge at the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, told McClatchy News in an email the cluster of quakes “is on the large side in terms of […]

4 September, 2020

Cal State LA and Optimum Seismic Events Set to Help YMCA-LA Raise Funds, Volunteers

By |2020-09-04T18:22:42+00:00September 4th, 2020|Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – As COVID-19 continues its tight grip on much of the nation, the deadly virus is taking a serious toll in Los Angeles County.

Weeks after the Los Angeles Times referred to the county’s predominately Latino southeast area as an “epicenter” of the virus’ impacts, people and businesses are […]

4 September, 2020

Simulations show, Tsunami could overwhelm Washington coast

By |2020-09-04T18:11:26+00:00September 4th, 2020|Related News|

he Washington Department of Natural Resources recently released simulations that show how a powerful tsunami would overwhelm the state’s coastal and shoreline communities if a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck along the Cascadia subduction zone.

For more info, please […]

4 September, 2020

Earthquake Warning System to Alert San Diego of Immediate Threats

By |2020-09-21T20:03:38+00:00September 4th, 2020|earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, SDCAA|

In the midst of a global pandemic, the County of San Diego is bracing itself against disaster of all kinds.

A $6.4 billion budget recommended for fiscal year 2020-21 had $100 million dedicated to testing, medical supplies, food distribution and other needs related to the COVID-19 health crisis, and  also called […]