With a series of quick blasts and a cloud of dust a 13-story building on the Cal State-East Bay campus crashed to the ground Saturday morning as scientists monitored the impact on the nearby Hayward Fault.
The loss of a building on an East Bay college campus this weekend will be science’s gain.
A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck the region near Alum Rock Park in Santa Clara County on Monday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 3.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Santa Clara County at midday Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Crisis planning in San Francisco took a new step on Tuesday with the announcement of a partnership between city government and the growing “sharing economy”.
Engineers say the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would be able to handle a large earthquake much better than its aging counterpart which was damaged by the Loma Prieta temblor in 1989.
Own a “soft story building” in San Francisco? Expect to be hearing from the City of San Francisco over the next few months.
San Francisco’s top officials say the city’s Hall of Justice would be dangerously unstable in a powerful earthquake, but hundreds of city workers and jail inmates working and living there could have to wait more than a decade to move out.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 has rattled part of the Southern California coast.
Officials in a part of rural northeastern California that was shaken by a magnitude-5.7 earthquake last week are estimating that the temblor caused more than $1 million in damage.