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Small Earthquake Hits Hayward Fault East Of Berkeley

A small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.



Very Small Earthquake On The San Andreas Fault Shakes Woodside, Redwood City

A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 1.1 struck this morning along the San Andreas Fault near Woodside, Redwood City, San Carlos, and Belmont.


California Earthquake

Earthquake Study Finds That ‘Stable’ Faults May Cause Mega-Quake

A new study suggests certain earthquake fault segments long thought to be stable may rupture and cause a mega-quake.


Damage from Sunday's string of Southern California earthquakes.  Courtesy: Larry Allen

Swarm Of SoCal Quakes Hits Near San Andreas Fault

Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes struck southeastern California on Sunday, knocking trailer homes off their foundations, shattering windows and rattling nerves in a small farming town east of San Diego, near a fault shared with the Bay Area.



New Quake Faults Uncovered West Of Lake Tahoe

Scientists studying earthquake faults in the mountains west of Lake Tahoe say new high-resolution imaging technology has uncovered more substantial seismic hazards than previously believed.



Small Earthquake, Aftershock Hit San Jose Area

A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.2 rattled an area near San Jose Wednesday morning and was followed by an aftershock, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


California Earthquake

Berkeley Area Struck By Another Minor Earthquake

Another small earthquake centered in Berkeley struck the Bay Area overnight. The shaker hit in the same area as a series of quakes last week.


World's Worst Nuclear Accidents

California Nuclear Safety Examined Following Japan Quake

State lawmakers sought answers at a hearing Monday in Sacramento. They also heard about tsunami damage in California from the March 11 earthquake off Japan’s coast.

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An Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zone Maps (California Geological Survey)

New Online Maps Show California Homes On Active Faults

The California Geological Survey has made detailed maps of places where the ground can split during an earthquake available online.