An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck the seismically active area of The Geysers in the North Bay Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
An environmental group asked a federal court Tuesday to review its claim that California’s last operating nuclear power plant is violating federal law and should be shut down at least temporarily.
A small earthquake struck the East Bay Saturday morning about 3 miles north of Antioch, the USGS reported.
A strong earthquake has shaken an area of South America along the Colombia-Ecuador border region Monday.
As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.
An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 shook the California North Coast region near Fortuna early Sunday morning.
The report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.
San Francisco’s top emergency responders used simple ingredients in a cooking competition to show what can be done after a major quake when the cupboard is mostly bare.
In 1989, a gallon of gas was just less than a dollar, the first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on TV, and the first GPS satellites were launched into orbit. Twenty-five years later, GPS is the key to new technology allowing seismologists to warn us when a big quake is about to hit.
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.