LA Shaken By Biggest Quake In Years LA Which Could Be Foreshock For Something Larger, Officials Urge Residents To Prep For ‘2 Weeks On Your Own’!

Los Angeles Shakes…

The magnitude-4.7 earthquake that rattled Southern California on Monday was the largest centered in the greater Los Angeles area since 2010, officials said.

“It’s been three years since we had anything this size this close to Los Angeles,” said Susan Hough, a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. She cited a magnitude-5.4 quake that struck the desert area in July 2010.

4.7 Quake Reported in Anza

It happened along the San Jacinto fault between the San Andreas and the Elsinore faults

It happened along the San Jacinto fault between the San Andreas and the Elsinore faults.This is a fault famous for big earthquakes according to retired geology professor Pat Abbott, Ph.D.

“There’s always that slight chance – slight chance now – that this could be the foreshock of something larger. Probably not. Usually this is just an event all by itself,” Abbot said.

“It doesn’t hurt to keep it in mind, in the next 72 hours in particular,” he said. “If a larger one is going to occur it would probably be during that three-day period.”

Officials Urge Residents To Prep For ‘2 Weeks On Your Own’

“A lot of people don’t realize that we are earthquake prone in California, but we also could get a tsunami,” Los Angeles County Fire Asst. Chief David Stone said. “We just haven’t had one in a long time.”

Residents were urged to prepare for a number of disaster scenarios, including how to cope for being at least “two weeks on your own”.

“The message for a lot of us needs to be, ‘Be ready for anything’,” said Battalion Chief Larry Collins. “The message used to be 72 hours, but we’ve seen in disasters like [Hurricane] Katrina, even [Hurricane] Sandy recently, that, really, if it’s wiped out your infrastructure, and your electricity grid and your communications, it will be very likely be more than three days before you start getting food, water and other supplies coming in from outside.”


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  • James

    But if I store food to be ready for an emergency (common sense) won’t I be considered a possible terrorist by the FBI (lack of common sense)?

    • robertsgt40

      Yep. Especially if you’re a vet and believe in the Constitution. Or you could wait for FEMA to show up.

  • xxx

    On your own – minus any weapons to protect yourself and your loved ones, of course.

    • trigon400

      The government wants you “on your own” if it means they are relieved of the task of doing something for you, as long as you keep thinking they are the only ones who need weapons.

  • trigon400

    Wait a minute, preparing for two weeks of food & supplies will land you on a “terror watch list” by the creepy DHS chief with the boy haircut…

  • cap

    Have no fear dear Amerikans…The WH is still gonna tax you…Obama needs the money for Israel and if you can’t buy food at least you will all have your food stamps to chew on… USA pure definition of a banana republic! hahahaha so pathetic you have all become…

    • Anna Quarles

      Love it or leave it! I vote you get out!

  • Silly Blog

    Way to oversensationalize yet another story. “In years!” screams the headline, making it sound like this hasn’t happened in a decade. Whoops, 2010. So, like, yesterday in other words. Your blog is awful. Straight up rhino piss.

  • robertsgt40

    I suggest prepping for about a year…and it won’t be from a quake.