Indonesia's Sinabung Volcano Roars to Life, Erupts Huge Ash CloudMount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday.
Shallow, Magnitude 2.9 Quake Strikes Near Mount DiabloA shallow earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck Contra Costa County early Monday morning.
13 Killed, 16 Hurt in Helicopter Crash Following Mexico EarthquakeA military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 16, all of them on the ground.
Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Slams South, Central Mexico A powerful earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.
Report Predicts Massive Damage On Peninsula In Major QuakeA new report released Wednesday shows exactly what parts of the Bay Area will be at risk if and when a big earthquake strikes the San Andreas Fault.
Deadly Earthquake Strikes Taiwan's East CoastA strong earthquake damaged buildings and buckled roads near Taiwan's eastern coast, killing two people and injuring more than 200.
Two Magnitude 5.0+ Earthquakes Strike Off Humboldt County CoastTwo moderate earthquakes struck about 100 miles off the Humboldt County coast within one hour of each other Thursday morning.
3.5 Earthquake Rattles California Coast RangeA minor earthquake shook an area in California's Coast Range Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Major Quake Rocks Alaska; California Coastal Tsunami Warning CancelledA 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.
Earthquake Retrofit Grants Up To $3K Offered To California HomeownersCalifornia is giving money to homeowners who want to retrofit their homes.
6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Mexico's Gulf Of CaliforniaA 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck offshore in Mexico's Gulf of California on Friday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
Deadly Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of PeruA powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured.
Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Strikes East San JoseA 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck East San Jose Tuesday night.
Earthquake Strikes Near San Martin In Santa Clara CountyA preliminary magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck near San Martin in Santa Clara County Tuesday evening.
Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Strikes Near AcapulcoA Christmas day earthquake has shaken southern Mexico near the Pacific coast resort city of Acapulco, where the shaking was felt strongly.
3.4 Magnitude Quake Shakes San MartinA preliminary 3.4 magnitude earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon near San Martin.
Deadly Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Hits Java In IndonesiaA strong earthquake has shaken buildings in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and other cities on the country's most populous island of Java.
4.1 Earthquake Shakes Mid-Atlantic RegionAn earthquake has jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Scientists Predict More Earthquakes In 2018 As Earth SlowsAt a meeting of the Geological Society of America in October, two researchers warned that the world will likely see a 30-percent increase in the number of Magnitude-7 quakes next year.
Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Strikes Monterey CountyA magnitude 4.7 earthquake that struck Monterey County late Monday morning was felt in parts of the Bay Area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake On Iran-Iraq Border Kills At Least 200Iranian state TV is reporting that 200 people were killed and 1,686 injured in the Sunday night earthquake along Iran-Iraq border.
Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Central CoastA magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Santa Barbara County Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Strikes Southern Santa Clara CountyA magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck southern Santa Clara County late Thursday morning.
Stanford Shows How Fiber Optics Might Enable Global Quake-Warning NetworkA web of fiber optic cables beneath the Stanford University campus is doing more than transferring data -- it's part of an earthquake monitoring network that may help scientists implement a quake early-warning system.
4.0 Earthquake Shakes Area Torched By Northern California WildfireAn earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 shook an area which was burning as part of the Northern California wildfires in Mendocino County.
Carlos Santana Donates $100K To Mexico Earthquake Relief For Kids"Our brothers and sisters in Mexico are in desperate need of our compassion, love and support at this time."
Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Jittery MexicoA strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two yet-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people.
Moderate Earthquake Strikes Off Humboldt County CoastA moderate earthquake struck off the Humboldt County coast Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Mexico Navy Official: No Missing Child In School Collapsed In Quake A high-ranking navy official said Thursday there is no missing child at a collapsed Mexico City school that had become a focus of rescue efforts following this week’s deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, though an adult still may be alive in the rubble.

Weather Stories

Dangerous Heat Descends On Bay Area, Testing Power GridCalifornia ISO predicts record demand on the power grid Friday and issued a statewide "Flex Alert" from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.
Explosions Rock Flood-Crippled Chemical Plant Near HoustonAt least 2 tons of highly unstable chemicals used in such products as plastics and paint exploded and burned at a flood-crippled plant near Houston early Thursday.
Rescuers Pluck Hundreds From Rising Floodwaters In HoustonHarvey came ashore as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years and the strongest to strike Texas since 1961's Hurricane Carla, the most powerful Texas hurricane on record.
Summer, Winter Overlap In Tahoe's Longest Ski Season In Resort HistoryThere's a startling sight at Lake Tahoe this summer. Vacationers on the lake look up and see skiers on the snow-capped mountains, just a few miles away.
First Half Of 2017 Ranks 2nd Hottest Globally Behind 2016Record warmth was measured in much of Mexico, western Europe, eastern Russia, eastern Africa and eastern China. The U.S. had its second warmest start.
Bay Area Heat, Fire Danger Rising This WeekendHeat sensitive residents of the Bay Area's inland areas are at moderate to high risk of heat-related illnesses and higher fire danger as temperatures rise this weekend.
Tulare County Homes Evacuated After River Swells From SnowmeltAuthorities say 90 homes remained under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along the Kings River in Central California.
Heat Wave Has Vineyardists, Vintners in a Cold SweatGrowers and winemakers in Northern California have started irrigating early and humidifying barrel rooms to get ahead of the heat.
Wintry June Storm Brings Thunder, Rain, Snow to Bay Area and SierraA rare bout of late spring thunder, lightning and hail moved across parts of the Bay Area Sunday, pushed along by a low-pressure system that brought snow to the Sierra.

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