Earthquakes

A screenshot of an earthquake early warning system. (CBS)

6 Ingenious Earthquake Safety Tools To Emerge 1 Year After Napa Quake

From early warning systems that provide a 30-second countdown to robots that search for heartbeats above the rubble, here are six of the most innovative tools changing the way we think about earthquake safety.

08/24/2015

3.9 quake at The Geysers

3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles The Geysers

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.9-magnitude earthquake Sunday morning at The Geysers on the border between Sonoma and Lake counties.

08/23/2015

Mammoth Lakes Quake

Magnitude 3.7 Quake Shakes Mammoth Lakes in Eastern Sierra

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.7-magnitude earthquake near Mammoth Lakes in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California.

08/22/2015

Quake Locator

Small Offshore Quake Rattles San Francisco And North Bay

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon.

08/09/2015

Early Quake Warning

Bay Area Company Rolling Out Free Early Earthquake Warning App

A Bay Area company is about to roll out a free earthquake alert app that could give users precious seconds of lead time before the shaking starts.

08/06/2015

California Earthquake generic

UC Berkeley Receives Funding To Boost Early Earthquake Warning System Development

The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.

07/30/2015

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Your Theories & Comments On ‘Earthquake Weather’

Roberta’s recent blog asking the question, “Do You Believe In Earthquake Weather” generated more comments than ever before. Here is a sampling of a few emails she has received.

07/23/2015

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

USGS Scientist: Major Quake On Hayward Fault Expected ‘Any Day Now’

The fault that produced a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Fremont early Tuesday morning is expected to produce a major earthquake “any day now” and Bay Area residents should be prepared, a U.S. Geological Survey scientist said.

07/21/2015

San Francisco Earthquake (David Weintraub/Getty)

Is There Such A Thing As Earthquake Weather?

Roberta Gonzales explores the myth behind earthquake weather.

07/21/2015

An earthquake was recorded overnight near Milpitas.

Small Earthquake Strikes Santa Clara-Alameda County Border Overnight

The Magnitude 2.4 earthquake hit at 12:32 a.m. with an epicenter about six miles northeast of Milpitas.

07/13/2015

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