The quake occurred at 5:52 a.m. (1052 GMT) and its epicenter was in the Amazon region, 42 kilometers (26 miles) north northwest of the city of Barranca. It had a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Los Angeles County, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is the most dangerous area in the U.S. for natural disasters.
Rescuers found a puppy sheltering within the charred remains on a property impacted by the Berry Creek fires.
A family's dog barked incessantly and woke them up just before a tornado ripped apart their home, giving them time to shelter in their laundry room.
Helicopters have been loaded with boxes of food to drop through the bushland and canyons.
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter.
A woman in Nassau, Bahamas, opened her home to nearly 100 dogs to protect them from the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, which struck the region as a Category 5 hurricane.