Earthquakes

Avaya Stadium, San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes Set To Inaugurate Avaya Stadium

The San Jose Earthquakes have been kicking around the South Bay since the 1970’s, but now they finally have a home – Avaya Stadium, the Bay Area’s first soccer-specific facility.

02/25/2015

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Shakes Island Nation Of Vanuatu

A strong earthquake shook the Oceanian island nation of Vanuatu early Thursday morning.

02/19/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Shakes Napa Area

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck east of Napa Wednesday morning.

02/18/2015

Japan Quake Map

Small Tsunamis Recorded After Magnitude 6.8 Quake Strikes Off Japan Coast

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan early Tuesday (Monday afernoon in the U.S.), triggering minor tsunamis but no reports of major damage or injuries.

02/16/2015

(USGS)

7.1 Earthquake Strikes Mid-Atlantic On Major Transform Fault

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean Friday morning.

02/13/2015

(CBS SF)

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

(Photo Credit: USGS)

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

(CBS)

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

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