Los Angeles

Los Angeles Earthquake Outlook – Spring 2019

I expect to see an increase in earthquakes larger than 2.5 magnitude affecting Los Angeles during the Spring of 2019 in comparison to Spring of 2018 when 8 earthquakes occurred (see prior post). I am basing this on ingress charts of earthquakes over 4.9 magnitude that have occurred more than 2 years ago and 2.5 …

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Spotlight on Los Angeles – Part 2

Floods & Mudslides Winter, 1968-1969 The Los Angeles area endured floods and mudslides in January and February of 1969. In total, 108 people died, many from car accidents1. The intense storm of January 24-27 on previously saturated soils produced extreme floods with catastrophic effects. The runoff from populated areas in mountain and foothill areas in …

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