Earthquakes

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Rare 3.1 Peninsula Quake Strikes On Fault Line That’s Been Quiet For Decades

The 3.1 magnitude earthquake that shook the peninsula early Friday morning occurred in a rare area, according to the USGS.

02/06/2015

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

President Obama Seeks $5 Million For West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System

In his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, President Barack Obama is reportedly seeking an additional $5 million to spend on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast.

02/05/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Central Argentina

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck central Argentina.

02/02/2015

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Strong Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Hits Vanuatu Just Days After 6.8 Tremor

Just days after a larger earthquake, the island chain of Vanuatu has been hit by a 6.0 quake Friday morning California time.

01/30/2015

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Moderate 4.5 Quake Strikes Northwest Corner Of Nevada, Felt Across The Border In California

An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.5 struck the seismically active northwest corner of Nevada, near the California border early Thursday morning.

01/22/2015

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In The Bay Area

It is never too soon to prepare for a disaster. Fortunately, San Francisco Bay Area emergency preparedness resources offer numerous opportunities to plan ahead for disasters or emergencies of any kind.

01/16/2015

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Earthquake Retrofits To Cost Los Angeles Billions, But Funding Source Remains Elusive

The Los Angeles City Council is mulling ways to pay for expensive retrofits of buildings in danger of collapsing during a major earthquake.

01/14/2015

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4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Northern California Near Ferndale

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 off the coast of northern California.

01/14/2015

(USGS)

Twitter Rumbles After Moderate Quake Strikes Off SoCal Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 struck near Catalina Island Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/30/2014

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Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Southern Philippines

A strong earthquake shook parts of the southern and central Philippines on Monday, frightening people but causing no serious damage or injuries, officials said.

12/29/2014

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