A small earthquake struck the South Bay Thursday night, but there are no reports of injuries or damage.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injury from a pair of small earthquakes that struck in Southern California’s desert region on Sunday.
The legislation would require the seismic retrofit of soft-story buildings, with the hope of preventing the loss of thousands of apartments in a major earthquake.
Opponents to new condominiums near San Francisco’s Ferry Building said the development could threaten the city’s sewer system.
A moderate earthquake has struck in rural Nevada near the California state line. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit at 4:10 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski was voted Major League Soccer’s MVP on Thursday after scoring 27 goals to tie the season record set by Tampa Bay’s Roy Lassiter in 1996.
A lot of Bay Area homeowners who’ve paid handsomely to retrofit their homes are living with a false sense of security, according to seismic engineers and state and local agencies that study earthquake safety.
A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to prevent derailments.
A 8.6-magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean this spring had a far reaching impact seismologists once considered unlikely, triggering aftershocks off the coasts of Oregon, Baja California, and Southern Mexico.
Downtown construction crews have unearthed the massive foundations of the old San Francisco City Hall destroyed in the disastrous 1906 earthquake.