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Small Earthquake Rattles Rohnert Park Area

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck Rohnert Park Monday evening.

05/25/2015

Yountville quake on May 25, 2015 (USGS)

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Napa County

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake has struck Napa County Monday morning.

05/25/2015

A USGS map showing details of the seafloor around San Francisco Bay. (Source: USGS)

Detailed Maps Offer Glimpse At Bay Area’s Underwater Landscape

A joint effort by more than a dozen states has resulted in detailed maps of the sea floor in and around the Bay Area, offering a never before seen glimpse at the underwater landscape.

05/24/2015

Dwayne Johnson in "San Andreas" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie ‘San Andreas’

Hollywood’s favorite geologic bad guy is back in “San Andreas” — a fantastical look at California’s real seismic threat.

05/23/2015

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6.8 Quake: 3rd Earthquake In 3 Days Rocks Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, a day after a 6.0 quake and a 6.9 quake hit the same region..

05/22/2015

A map of the earthquakes triggered around the globe within a week of the April 2012 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra (white star). Courtesy of Fred Pollitz, USGS.

Rare 4.2 Earthquake Rattles England Right Before Napa Quake

One hour before a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Napa area Thursday night, a rare 4.2 quake woke up people living near London.

05/22/2015

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4.8 Earthquake Strikes North Of Las Vegas

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 and later a revised magnitude of 4.8 struck south Nevada north of Las Vegas Friday.

05/22/2015

Napa County earthquake aftershocks. (http://earthquaketrack.com)

Aftershocks Rattle Napa Following 4.1 Earthquake Thursday

A moderate earthquake jolted the Bay Area followed by a few minor aftershocks overnight.

05/22/2015

4.1 quake hits 9 miles north of Napa on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 (USGS)

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Strikes North Of Napa

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Napa County Thursday evening, the largest quake to hit the Wine Country since a magnitude 6.0 struck the area last summer.

05/21/2015

Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

USGS: Magnitude 4.1 Napa Earthquake ‘Could Be Related’ To Last Year’s 6.0 Quake

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake that struck in Napa County Thursday night could be linked to last year’s quake that caused significant damage in the Wine Country.

05/21/2015

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