A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning near the city Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike Louisiana and other states along the Gulf of Mexico within days.
The Orange County Sheriffs Department was warning Aliso Viejo residents on Monday of an apparent earthquake scam that is likely designed to get them out of their homes in an attempt to burglarize them.
The powerful 7.1 earthquake that shook Southern California on Friday appears to have also caused a crack in the earth’s surface that was captured by satellite cameras from space.
Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck late Sunday night in the Molucca Sea between North Sulawesi and the Maluku archipelago.
A preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck about 11 miles from Ridgecrest at about 8:19 p.m., according to USGS.
A powerful 5.4 magnitude aftershock struck Friday morning in the Ridgecrest area, the day after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the same region on the Fourth of July.
The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on the July 4th holiday, rattling nerves and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks.
A dog in Santa Clarita sensed a 6.4 magnitude earthquake moments before it happened Thursday morning.