Earthquakes

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake In Northwest Oklahoma Felt In 7 StatesA 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northwest Oklahoma and the USGS said it was the 3rd-largest temblor recorded in a state where the power and frequency of earthquakes has dramatically increased in recent years.
Obama Orders More Earthquake Resilience For Gov't BuildingsPresident Barack Obama is ordering all new or renovated federal buildings to be equipped with the latest protections against earthquakes.
2 Sharp Offshore Earthquakes Strike Along North CoastTwo moderate earthquakes struck off the Northern California coast Friday afternoon, according to the USGS.
Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Hits Alaska, 1 Home ExplodesThe earthquake struck about 1:30 a.m. Alaska time and was centered 53 miles west of Anchor Point in the Kenai Peninsula, which is about 160 miles southwest of Anchorage.
Early-Morning Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Shakes Carmel Valley Along San Gregorio FaultThe earthquake struck at 1:53 a.m., about 11 miles southwest of Carmel Valley Village and 17 miles south of Monterey.
Undersea Magnitude 4.5 Quake Strikes Off Cape MendocinoAn earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 4.5 struck off the Northern California coast Friday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Small Earthquake Rattles San RamonThe magnitude 3.1 temblor struck along the Calaveras Fault, the same area that saw an earthquake swarm in October.
Small 2.8 Magnitude Quake Hits South Of GilroyThe 2.8 magnitude temblor hit roughly 3 miles south of Gilroy at 12:23 p.m.
Fault Threatening Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Possibly Linked To 2nd, Larger FaultThe Hosgri fault has long been considered the greatest seismic threat to Diablo Canyon nuclear plant; scientists think Hosgri may be linked to a longer, more dangerous fault to the north.
2 More Magnitude-3 Temblors Add Jitters To Continuing San Ramon Earthquake SwarmTwo small earthquakes were reported within minutes of each other late Saturday night near San Ramon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
San Ramon Quake Swarm Shatters 25-Year-Old RecordSan Ramon appears to have broken a 1990 earthquake swarm record for the Tri-Valley region just east of San Francisco.
More Than A Dozen Small Quakes Rattle San Ramon On Anniversary Of Loma Prieta QuakeThe timing of the quake swarm that continues to rattle the Calaveras Fault in San Ramon coincides one of the most disastrous earthquakes in the Northern California history.

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