Earthquake

Stanford Quake Research

Stanford Engineers Developing ‘Quake-Proof’ Home Construction Techniques

Stanford engineers have developed an earthquake-proof home they say can withstand an quake three times more powerful than the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

10/17/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

KCBS Cover Story: 25 Years After The Loma Prieta Earthquake, The Bay Area Struggles To Brace For Next ‘Big One’

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Twenty-five years ago today, the earth shook in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and life in the Bay Area changed forever. Tens of billions of dollars have been spent since then attempting […]

10/17/2014

A friend helps homeowners move belongings from their damaged house in Los Gatos. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Earthquake! 5 Things You Should Know That Could Save Your Life (And Sanity) When ‘The Big One’ Strikes

With the 25th anniversary of the destructive Loma Prieta earthquake on Friday, local, state and federal agencies were reminding Bay Area residents how to stay prepared.

10/16/2014

(CBS)

Japan Shaken By Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Japan Wednesday near Chiba, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/15/2014

The front of an apartment building in the Marina District in San Francisco is ripped off 21 October 1989. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Marks 25 Years Since Loma Prieta Earthquake; Watch Coverage From 1989

The San Francisco Bay Area was preparing to mark the 25th anniversary of the most destructive earthquake in the area since the 1906 Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire.

10/15/2014

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Money Remains Largest Obstacle For California’s Earthquake Early Warning System

California has been working on an earthquake early warning system for over a year and at San Francisco City Hall, there is one state senator who wants to know when instituting the program can begin.

10/15/2014

(CBS SF)

List Of 4 San Francisco Bay Area Faults Ready To Rupture In Major Earthquake

Four areas of the San Andreas fault system in the San Francisco Bay Area have accumulated enough energy to produce major earthquakes, a new study finds.

10/14/2014

(CBS)

Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Hits Off Coast Of El Salvador

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck off the coast of El Salvador Monday evening near La Union, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/13/2014

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Strikes Mammoth Lakes Area

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck near Mammoth Lakes Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/12/2014

EARTHQUAKE

Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Up Riverside County In Southern California

A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck near the city of Banning, an eastern suburb about 85 miles east of Los Angeles. There are no reports of injuries or damage.

10/11/2014

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