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Earthquakes

Candlestick Park Stadium, San Francisco

Atletico Madrid Edges Out San Jose Earthquakes At Candlestick’s Final Sporting Event

Saul scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid past Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes after they played to a scoreless tie Sunday in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park.

07/27/2014

Earthquake

2 Small Earthquakes Seconds Apart Shake Area Near Gilroy

Two small earthquakes less than a minute apart shook part an area near GilroyTuesday afternoon.

07/15/2014

A Halliburton hydrualic fracturing (fracking) operation in the Bakken Formation, North Dakota. (Joshua Doubek/Wikimedia Commons)

Report Links Fracking To Surge Of Earthquake Activity

States where hydraulic fracturing is taking place have seen a surge in earthquake activity, raising suspicions that the unconventional drilling method could be to blame, especially the wells where the industry disposes of its wastewater.

07/14/2014

Chris Wondolowski of the United States  (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wondolowski Back With Quakes After World Cup Run With Team USA

San Jose Earthquakes Striker Chris Wondolowski returned to practice with the team Friday after appearing in two games during the World Cup for Team USA.

07/04/2014

Magnitude 7.0 Earthquakes since 2010. (USGS)

Number Of Major Quakes Has Doubled In 2014, But They Likely Aren’t Linked

Does it feel like you’ve been hearing about more major earthquakes than usual lately? You have. In just the last few days, major quakes have hit near Japan, New Zealand and Alaska, and a recent study from the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that the global earthquake rate is on the rise.

07/01/2014

8.0 Alaska Quake 6-23-2014

USGS Scientist Says Alaska, New Zealand Quakes Might Be Linked

With massive quakes striking off the Alaskan and New Zealand coast Monday, a scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey said he is weighing the possibilities that the two might be connected.

06/23/2014

An extremely large 8.0 quake followed by two aftershocks, 6.0 and 5.9 struck the Aleutian Islands, triggering a localized tsunami warning on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 (USGS)

Powerful Aftershocks Strike Following 7.9 Magnitude Alaska Earthquake

A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake Monday in the Aleutian Islands was quickly followed by smaller 5.9 and 6.0 quakes closer to land.

06/23/2014

Forward Chris Wondolowski (L) enters the World Cup match  between USA and Portugal for forward Clint Dempsey. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake Wondolowski Cheered As National Hero By Kiowa Tribe During 1st Appearance For US Team

Wondolowski was born in Danville and plays Major League Soccer for San Jose’s earthquakes, but traces his family roots to the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma through his mother’s side. He even formally joined the tribe as at age 12 under the name “Bau Daigh,” meaning “warrior coming over the hill.” On Sunday, his fellow Kiowa were watching from a gathering at their headquarters in Carnegie, Oklahoma as team USA took on Portugal.

06/23/2014

A San Jose Earthquakes fan shows his support for the team. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

World Cup, Wondolowski, New Stadium Create ‘Perfect Storm Of Soccer Interest’ For San Jose Earthquakes

The World Cup and Team USA’s participation in the tournament is coming just at the right time for the San Jose Earthquakes.

06/17/2014

(USGS)

Double Quakes: 2.8 Magnitude Shakes North Bay East Of Santa Rosa While 3.0 Shakes The Geysers

A small 2.8 magnitude quake shook the North Bay communities of Santa Rosa and Napa at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey seismographs.

06/10/2014

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