Earthquakes

Oil drill in a Kansas corn field. (CBS)

San Francisco Shares Risk Of Earthquakes With Kansas City, Midwest Fault Known For Magnitude 8 Quakes

As the Giants and Royals prepare to face off in the World Series, both the Bay Area and the Kansas City have one thing in common: a risk of earthquakes.

10/20/2014

Quake Locator

Offshore 4.2 Magnitude Quake Shakes North Coast

An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 shook the California North Coast region near Fortuna early Sunday morning.

10/19/2014

USGS scientist Keith Knudsen

25 Years After Loma Prieta Earthquake, Numerous Advances Made In Early Warning Systems

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.

10/17/2014

(CBS SF)

List Of 4 San Francisco Bay Area Faults Ready To Rupture In Major Earthquake

Four areas of the San Andreas fault system in the San Francisco Bay Area have accumulated enough energy to produce major earthquakes, a new study finds.

10/14/2014

(CBS SF)

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake Preparedness

The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.

10/06/2014

California’s Top Earthquakes Of All Time

To live in California is to deal with earthquakes. Here is a short list of some of the state’s most devastating earthquakes.

09/30/2014

Central Coast Quake

4.4 Magnitude Quake Shakes Central Coast Hill Country Near Los Banos

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck an area of San Benito County and was felt in some parts of Monterey County, according to the USGS.

09/28/2014

Mammoth Lakes Quake Swarm

USGS ‘Closely Tracking’ Earthquake Swarm In Mammoth Lakes Volcanic Area

The USGS said Friday it is “closely tracking” a swarm of hundreds of earthquakes that began Thursday in an area near the Sierra Nevada resort town of Mammoth Lakes.

09/27/2014

EARTHQUAKE

6.2 Earthquake Shakes Area Northwest Of Anchorage, Alaska

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 has struck Alaska Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

09/25/2014

California Earthquake generic

Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Shakes Southern California

A magnitude 3.7 earthquake shook Southern California Tuesday evening.

09/02/2014

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