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7.0+ Magnitude Mega-Quake Possible In Berkeley Hills As Seismic Movement Links Calaveras, Hayward Faults

Seismologists now believe the Hayward Fault is actually a branch of the Calaveras Fault, meaning the faults have a much greater destructive potential in the case of a simultaneous rupture, potentially triggering a tremor stronger than the 1989 disaster.

04/02/2015

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Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Rattles Gonzales In Central California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake has struck Central California near Gonzales.

04/02/2015

Shakemap of an earthquake that struck near San Ramon on April 2, 2015. (CBS)

Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes East Bay

An earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.6 struck the inland East Bay early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

04/02/2015

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Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Hits East Bay Near San Pablo

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck in the East Bay.

04/01/2015

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Small Earthquake Shakes Southern California Near Baker

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has struck in Southern California.

03/30/2015

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Strong Quakes Hit Off South Pacific Nations Of Tonga, Samoa

A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

03/30/2015

A USGS map of an earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

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Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck in northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

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Small Magnitude 2.2 Quake Hits Silicon Valley, Shallow Tremor Felt More Widely

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.2 magnitude earthquake struck after 11 a.m. in Silicon Valley, just hours after a 4.2 magnitude quake hit Coalinga.

03/27/2015

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Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Hits Central California Near Coalinga

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.2 earthquake has struck in Central California.

03/27/2015

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