Earthquakes

A small earthquake was reported near San Leandro (USGS)

Tiny Magnitude 1.9 Earthquake Strikes Beneath San Leandro

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.

05/11/2015

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3.3 Earthquake Rattles Redding; Fifth 3+ Magnitude Quake To Shake Calif. In 12 Hours

From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.

05/06/2015

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Latest Quakes Have East Bay Residents Pleading ‘That’s Enough’ On Social Media

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.

05/06/2015

Fiji/Tonga area earthquake (U.S. Geological Survey)

6.2 Earthquake Rattles Fiji Islands

(CBS SF) — A strong earthquake shook the Fiji Islands and the area northeast of New Zealand Tuesday. The 6.2 magnitude quake struck at 8:39 a.m. Pacific time about 18 miles south of Fiji’s Ndoi […]

04/28/2015

People walk through the ruins of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Help Victims Of Quake-Ravaged Nepal Desperately In Need

The massive earthquake centered in Nepal has killed more than 3,900 people and the number continues to rise. Here are some of the organizations that are already in the region and working with the victims who are desperately in need of help:

04/27/2015

Quake Damaged Road

Survivors Terrified By Aftershocks From Nepal Quake That Killed Thousands

Tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought by a massive earthquake that killed thousands.

04/26/2015

Seismograph (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Report: Earthquakes Triggered By Oil, Gas Drilling Shake Over A Dozen Areas In U.S.

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

NOAA tsunami detection buoy used to detect pending wave action in the open ocean, giving scientists the data they need to determine whether to evacuate coastal areas. (NOAA)

Ventura Earthquake Fault Puts California At Risk For Destructive Tsunami

Officials are considering revising tsunami hazard maps after researchers found the Ventura fault line in Southern California is much more dangerous than previously believed.

04/20/2015

Lotta's Fountain Quake Memorial

Tradition Continues With Events To Commemorate 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

109 years after the Great Quake of 1906, San Franciscans continue to pay tribute to that monumental event and those who died in the subsequent fire.

04/18/2015

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Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.

04/14/2015

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