New Stress Maps Could End Earthquakes Induced By Oilfield Wastewater InjectionScientists have created new maps that can help oil and gas developers stop inducing earthquakes.
Powerful Earthquake Strikes New Zealand, Killing 2The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight in a mostly rural area close to the city of Christchurch, but appeared to be more strongly felt in Wellington.
Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Japan's East Coast; No CasualtiesA magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan early Saturday, but no damage or casualties were reported.
Strongest Earthquake In Decades Strikes Central ItalyThe quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 was the strongest to strike the country in nearly 36 years, hitting a mountainous region northeast of Rome.
2 Bay Area Earthquake Faults Found To Be ConnectedThe most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds.
Two Small Offshore Earthquakes Strike Near Daly CityTwo small earthquakes struck Saturday morning off the coast of San Mateo County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Salton Sea Temblor Swarm Prompts State Advisory On Risk Of Major QuakeThe warning follows a series of small temblors deep under the Salton Sea, located on the 800-mile-long San Andreas fault.
Small Quake Rattles San Jose ResidentsA small quake rattled through the Alum rock area in south San Jose early Wednesday, but caused no damage, authorities said.
USGS To Set Off Multiple Blasts Along Hayward Fault To Study Seismic ConnectionsResearchers with the U.S. Geological Survey have come up with a bang-up experiment to see if the Hayward Fault has dangerous connections to other East Bay faults.
Oklahoma Quake Felt From Texas To IowaOne of the largest earthquakes on record in Oklahoma rattled the Midwest on Saturday from Oklahoma to Iowa.
Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes Off California North CoastA moderately strong earthquake struck off the Northern California coast Friday evening, the USGS reports.
Magnitude-4.5 Quake Hits Remote North Coast Mountains West Of ReddingThe magnitude-4.5 quake struck Sunday afternoon near the small towns of Hayfork and Mad River.