Earthquakes

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Quake Cluster Strikes Off Northwest Coast Near Oregon

A series of earthquakes ranging in magnitude up to 5.9 have struck off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, but haven’t been strong enough to generate tsunamis, scientists said.

06/02/2015

Dwayne Johnson in "San Andreas" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie ‘San Andreas’

Hollywood’s favorite geologic bad guy is back in “San Andreas” — a fantastical look at California’s real seismic threat.

05/23/2015

A map of the earthquakes triggered around the globe within a week of the April 2012 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra (white star). Courtesy of Fred Pollitz, USGS.

Rare 4.2 Earthquake Rattles England Right Before Napa Quake

One hour before a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Napa area Thursday night, a rare 4.2 quake woke up people living near London.

05/22/2015

vegas quake

4.8 Earthquake Strikes North Of Las Vegas

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 and later a revised magnitude of 4.8 struck south Nevada north of Las Vegas Friday.

05/22/2015

A small earthquake was reported near San Leandro (USGS)

Tiny Magnitude 1.9 Earthquake Strikes Beneath San Leandro

After a busy week of minor shaking in the East Bay last week, Monday kicked off more of the same as a small tremor struck north east of San Leandro just before 8 a.m.

05/11/2015

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3.3 Earthquake Rattles Redding; Fifth 3+ Magnitude Quake To Shake Calif. In 12 Hours

From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.

05/06/2015

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Latest Quakes Have East Bay Residents Pleading ‘That’s Enough’ On Social Media

On Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey initially reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 at 2:13 p.m. That quake was later downgraded to a 3.6 by the USGS. It was centered a mile south of Concord, along the Concord fault.

05/06/2015

Fiji/Tonga area earthquake (U.S. Geological Survey)

6.2 Earthquake Rattles Fiji Islands

(CBS SF) — A strong earthquake shook the Fiji Islands and the area northeast of New Zealand Tuesday. The 6.2 magnitude quake struck at 8:39 a.m. Pacific time about 18 miles south of Fiji’s Ndoi […]

04/28/2015

People walk through the ruins of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Help Victims Of Quake-Ravaged Nepal Desperately In Need

The massive earthquake centered in Nepal has killed more than 3,900 people and the number continues to rise. Here are some of the organizations that are already in the region and working with the victims who are desperately in need of help:

04/27/2015

Quake Damaged Road

Survivors Terrified By Aftershocks From Nepal Quake That Killed Thousands

Tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought by a massive earthquake that killed thousands.

04/26/2015

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