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EARTHQUAKE

Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Southern Philippines

A strong earthquake shook parts of the southern and central Philippines on Monday, frightening people but causing no serious damage or injuries, officials said.

12/29/2014

A general view of the scene at the Marina beach in Madras, 26 December 2004, after tidal waves hit the region. Tidal waves devastated the southern Indian coastline killing 1000 people, the home minister said, warning that the grim death toll was expected to rise. Disaster struck just after dawn as a huge earthquake in Indonesia sent tsunamis crashing westwards, sweeping men, women and children out to sea.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Predicting Tsunamis Remains A Challenge On Anniversary Of One Of The Worst Natural Disasters In History

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/AP) — One of the worst natural disasters in history struck 10 years ago today. The earthquake and resulting tsunami in the Indian Ocean the struck on December 26, 2004, killed 243,000 people. […]

12/26/2014

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

North Bay Residents Have Until Monday To Apply For Quake Disaster Assistance

Residents and businesses in Napa and Solano counties who had damage or losses from the August earthquake have until Monday to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

12/26/2014

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San Leandro Homeowners Chosen For Earthquake Retrofit Funding Assistance

San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, along with the City Council announced Monday that the city is one of six jurisdictions that has been chosen by the California Earthquake Authority to be included in a statewide program that will provide new funding for residential seismic retrofit work.

12/23/2014

EARTHQUAKE

Shallow Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Hits Milpitas Area

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck near Milpitas Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/23/2014

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String Of 4 Small Earthquakes Hit East Bay In Concord Area

A series of four earthquakes registering a preliminary magnitude range of 1.4 to 2.0 struck near Concord Sunday afternoon and Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/22/2014

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No Tsunami Threat After Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes In Indonesia’s Molucca Sea

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Molucca Sea Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/21/2014

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)

UC Davis Scientists Say Next Napa Earthquake Could Be Much Bigger, More Destructive

The next earthquake in the Napa Valley could be much stronger than the magnitude 6 quake that shook the region in August, according to preliminary research from the University of California at Davis.

12/19/2014

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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off NorCal Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck off the coast of Eureka, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/18/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

12/17/2014

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