From early warning systems that provide a 30-second countdown to robots that search for heartbeats above the rubble, here are six of the most innovative tools changing the way we think about earthquake safety.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.9-magnitude earthquake Sunday morning at The Geysers on the border between Sonoma and Lake counties.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.7-magnitude earthquake near Mammoth Lakes in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon.
A Bay Area company is about to roll out a free earthquake alert app that could give users precious seconds of lead time before the shaking starts.
The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.
Roberta’s recent blog asking the question, “Do You Believe In Earthquake Weather” generated more comments than ever before. Here is a sampling of a few emails she has received.
The fault that produced a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Fremont early Tuesday morning is expected to produce a major earthquake “any day now” and Bay Area residents should be prepared, a U.S. Geological Survey scientist said.
Roberta Gonzales explores the myth behind earthquake weather.
The Magnitude 2.4 earthquake hit at 12:32 a.m. with an epicenter about six miles northeast of Milpitas.