Earthquakes

(CBS)

Magnitude 4.9 Earthquake Strikes Northern Nevada, Felt In Northeastern Corner Of California, Southern Oregon

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.9 struck the northwest corner of Nevada near the borders of Oregon and California late Tuesday night, hours after a magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook the same area.

11/05/2014

(USGS)

4.1 Earthquake Shakes Northwest Corner Of Nevada, Near California & Oregon Border

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck the northwest corner of Nevada near the borders of Oregon and California Tuesday morning.

11/04/2014

6.9 Quake Near Fiji

Magnitude 6.9 Quake Strikes Between Fiji And Tonga In South Pacific

An earthquake with magnitude 6.9 occurred near Ndoi Island, Fiji, about 200 miles from Nuku’alofa, Tonga just before noon Pacific Daylight Time, on Saturday.

11/01/2014

(CBS)

Chile Warned Of Tsunami After Magnitude 6 Quake Strikes South Pacific Near Easter Island

A strong earthquake far off the coast of Chile has prompted authorities to warn of a possible tsunami risk for South American towns along the Pacific.

11/01/2014

(CBS)

Magnitude 3.6 Quake Strikes The Geysers

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck the seismically active area of The Geysers in the North Bay Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/28/2014

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

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