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.
Mexico Quake Rescuers Race To Free Girl, Other SurvivorsPolice, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades.
Artists Send Thoughts & Prayers To Mexico City Following EarthquakeBeyoncé led the tributes with a stark white-on-black Instagram post: "GOD BLESS MEXICO AND PUERTO RICO."
7.1 Mexico Earthquake Kills Dozens, Collapsing 44 Buildings In Mexico CityA powerful earthquake has shaken central Mexico, killing scores of people and collapsing buildings on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.
500 San Francisco 'Soft Story' Building Owners Miss Retrofit DeadlineThe owners of nearly 500 “soft story” buildings missed a city deadline Friday to apply for permits to do seismic retrofitting work.
Pair Of Small Earthquakes Strike East Of San JoseTwo small earthquakes in less than two hours struck the hills east of San Jose on Thursday.
Small 3.3 Magnitude Quake Off Oregon CoastThe U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck at 4:42 p.m. and had an epicenter about 245 miles west of Yachat.
Disaster Preparedness Fair Shakes Up Quake Complacency Before A 'Big One' StrikesImmersive simulations showed visitors to the Disaster Preparedness Fair in Castro Valley what conditions they could encounter during a major earthquake or fire and how to react.
Death Toll Rises After Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake Strikes MexicoOne of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, killing more than 60.
Major Earthquake In Mexico Leaves At Least 15 DeadOne of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses.
Monstrous Hurricane Irma Picked Up On Earthquake DetectorsThe Category 5 hurricane is reportedly generating winds powerful enough to disturb the earth at depths usually caused by seismic events.
Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes Near CalistogaA magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck the North Bay Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Strikes Coast Off San FranciscoA small earthquake struck off the coast of San Francisco early Tuesday morning.
Strong But Deep Earthquake Shakes Manila, Northern PhilippinesA strong but deep earthquake struck the northern Philippines early Friday afternoon and was felt in Manila.
Strong Earthquake In China Kills At Least 7, Injures DozensA strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens.
2nd Sizable Quake Within 24 Hours Strikes Off North CoastThe U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.6 magnitude quake struck off the North Coast just after 10 a.m. Saturday.
Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes Offshore Near EurekaA U.S. Geological Survey website says the temblor hit at 5:02 p.m. Friday and was centered about 50 miles offshore of Eureka.
Arkansas Rattled By 10 Earthquakes In 5 DaysEarthquakes in northern Arkansas are being linked to the weight of extra water at a flood-swollen reservoir.
Cal Scientists: Wet Winter Weather Triggering Small EarthquakesUniversity of California, Berkeley scientists say California's wet winters and dry summers may actually trigger more seismic activity.
Earthquake Rocks Greek Island; Homes Damaged, 10 InjuredAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 damaged scores of homes on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos Monday, injuring at least ten people.
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.
Weather Service Issues Beach Hazard Warning Through SundayMeteorologist Duane Dykema says swimmers should be aware of dangerous surf conditions.