A strong earthquake has struck off an island chain south of Tokyo, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami.
It’s the single largest power-generating operation of its kind on the planet and is an important part of California’s green energy portfolio. But hardly anyone in the Bay Area knows what it is or where it is.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.
A series of earthquakes ranging in magnitude up to 5.9 have struck off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, but haven’t been strong enough to generate tsunamis, scientists said.
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One hour before a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Napa area Thursday night, a rare 4.2 quake woke up people living near London.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 and later a revised magnitude of 4.8 struck south Nevada north of Las Vegas Friday.
After a busy week of minor shaking in the East Bay last week, Monday kicked off more of the same as a small tremor struck north east of San Leandro just before 8 a.m.
From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.
On Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey initially reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 at 2:13 p.m. That quake was later downgraded to a 3.6 by the USGS. It was centered a mile south of Concord, along the Concord fault.