Scientists Find Link Between South Napa Quake And Summer MonthsA surprising new theory links the quake that rocked Napa in 2014 to a dip in groundwater during the summer months.
Small Quake Rattles Diablo FoothillsA magnitude-2.8 earthquake rattled Danville early Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.
3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles East Bay Near ConcordA 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported in the East Bay Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Kilauea Spews New Danger as Lava Gushes Toward SeaScientists say it's not known whether lava flows will keep advancing or stop, and new flows are likely as the Kilauea eruption continues.
Lava Bursts from New Fissures on Hawaii's Kilauea VolcanoFast-moving lava crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes Friday forcing at least four people to be evacuated by helicopter.
3.2 Earthquake Rattles South BayA small earthquake measuring a 3.2 struck the South Bay Wednesday afternoon near Morgan Hill.
Magnitude 3.5 Quake Rattles East BayThe USGS put the epicenter two miles east of Oakland with a magnitude of 3.5.
False Tsunami Warning Jolts US West Coast, AlaskaSome Alaskans got a jolt when they heard an emergency radio and television broadcast indicating the entire West Coast, from San Diego to Alaska's Aleutian Islands, was under a tsunami threat.
Early Morning Earthquakes Rattle Palm SpringsTwo earthquakes measuring 4.5 and 3.2 magnitude rumbled through the Palm Springs area early Tuesday, rattling nerves but not causing any damage, officials said.
4.4. Earthquake Hits Off Northern California CoastA light earthquake struck off the coast of Northern California near the Oregon border Monday afternoon.
Hawaii Braces for Long Upheaval as Erupting Kilauea BoilsHundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow.
Hawaii's Big Island Rocked By 5.0 Magnitude EarthquakeAfter a day filled with hundreds of small earthquakes, a magnitude 5.0 temblor rocked the eastern side of Big Island Thursday, prompting concerns that Kilauea Volcano could erupt.
Small Quake Rattles Through Danville AreaAn early morning earthquake measuring 3.3 rattled through the Danville area along the Calaveras fault system Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Report: Bay Area Falls Behind on Earthquake PreparednessThe Los Angeles Times reports Sunday that there are up to 3,000 brittle concrete buildings in San Francisco, yet the city doesn't have a list of where they are located.
USGS: 7.0 Hayward Quake Would Create Widespread Death And DestructionOn the anniversary of San Francisco's 1906 Great Quake, U.S. Geological Survey researchers have released a study predicting the apocalyptic death and destruction that would be inflicted upon the Bay Area by a 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward Fault.
Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Strikes East Of San JoseA magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck in the hills east of San Jose Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
5.3 Earthquake Shakes Off Coast Of Southern CaliforniaA moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude struck in near the Channel Islands in Southern California Thursday afternoon.
Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Strikes Coast Off EurekaA magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the Humboldt County coast Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Pair Of 4.2 Magnitude Quakes Damage Homes, Buildings In OklahomaBricks were split and pulled from walls of homes and buildings when a pair of 4.2 earthquakes struck the town of Breckenridge in Northern Oklahoma on Sunday.
Film of San Francisco After 1906 Quake Found at Flea MarketThe Chronicle reports that a long-lost film reel with nine minutes of footage capturing San Francisco two weeks after the deadly 1906 earthquake surfaced at a flea market in the city.
Quake Swarm Continues To Rattle East Bay ResidentsThe ground near Danville's Monte Vista high school continued to rumble early Tuesday evening as the region was struck by another small magnitude 2.8 earthquake.
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.

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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