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By by mary o’keefe valley sun | July 31, 2008
The broken glass in the stores have long been swept and La Cañada is back to normal after Tuesday?s 5.4 earthquake, but the late morning tumbler was a shaky preview of things to come. ?We need to look at it as an earthquake drill,? said Kate Hutton, seismologist at Caltech. Peter Castro, La Cañada city public safety coordinator, agreed with Hutton?s warning. ?It reminds us to be prepared,? he said. The earthquake was registered at a magnitude of 5.4, and could be felt throughout Southern California with reports of it being felt from as far as Arizona and Nevada.
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July 29, 2008
On Tuesday morning a 5.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the foothill area. Centered in Chino Hills, the quake struck at 11:42 a.m. According to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, no local injuries or major damage were reported. Captain David Silversparre of the CV Station reported that his office had identified "critical facilities" (hospitals, schools) and deputies were in the process of checking these facilities for damage. The CV Sheriffs have been in touch with the Emergency Operations Bureau in Los Angeles, maintaining contact with that agency.
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By by mary o’keefe valley sun | July 31, 2008
The broken glass in the stores have long been swept and La Cañada is back to normal after Tuesday?s 5.4 earthquake, but the late morning tumbler was a shaky preview of things to come. ?We need to look at it as an earthquake drill,? said Kate Hutton, seismologist at Caltech. Peter Castro, La Cañada city public safety coordinator, agreed with Hutton?s warning. ?It reminds us to be prepared,? he said. The earthquake was registered at a magnitude of 5.4, and could be felt throughout Southern California with reports of it being felt from as far as Arizona and Nevada.
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