Earthquake

A 6.0 earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on May 21, 2015. (USGS)

Second Strong Earthquake Rocks The Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, less than a day after a 6.9 quake struck the region.

05/21/2015

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Southern California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has struck the Southern California area Wednesday evening.

05/20/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, but no tsunami threat was expected.

05/20/2015

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

124 California Courthouses At Risk For Deadly Collapse With Major Earthquake

More than 120 courthouses around California are at risk of partial collapse in an earthquake and more than a dozen are here in the Bay Area.

05/19/2015

A 4.0 earthquake strikes Merced County May 19, 2015. (USGS)

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Merced County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 has struck in Merced County Tuesday morning.

05/19/2015

Earthquake strikes on the Pacific-Antarctic ridge on May 19, 2015. (USGS)

6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong and shallow earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, but a tsunami is unlikely.

05/19/2015

Damage and rubble next to a destroyed building from the 6.0 Napa earthquake on August, 24th 2014. 
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9 Months After Napa Quake, Damaged County Jail May Not Re-Open For Another Year

The earthquake-damaged Napa County Jail may not re-open for at least another year, according to estimates by officials. Inmates have had to spend the last eight months in Solano County Jail.

05/18/2015

The helicopter was carrying six Marines and two Nepalese army soldiers. (CBS SF)

Bodies Spotted With Wreckage Of Missing US Helicopter In Nepal

Devastating news for friends and family of some U.S. Marines as searchers have found the wreckage of an American helicopter in Nepal.

05/15/2015

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Napa Time Capsule Opened After Being Unearthed By Last Year’s Earthquake

A time capsule that would have remained hidden for a century was unearthed after just thirty-five years under the ground thanks to the Napa earthquake.

05/13/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Hits Near Site Of Deadly 2011 Tsunami, Nuclear Meltdown

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Japan, not far from where a 2011 earthquake and tsunami claimed the lives of more than 15,000 people.

05/12/2015

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