Earthquake Study Estimates 'Staggering' Potential Losses In Nevada, UtahA new report underscores the urgency to retrofit older brick homes and unreinforced buildings in Utah and Nevada.
Hundreds Dead After Devastating Major Earthquake Strikes EcuadorRescuers pulled survivors from rubble Sunday after the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast.
New USGS Maps Show Earthquakes, Coastal Erosion Could Be Worse Than Previously ThoughtStormy weather over the past few months has had an impact along the California coast that you can’t see from the shore, but scientists taking a close look at some new high resolution maps can, and what they’ve found is cause for concern.
Four Minor Earthquakes Recorded In San JoseThere were at least four mild earthquakes in about an hour Tuesday night in San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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.