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Magnitude 2.8 Earthquake Hits On Concord Fault

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 has struck in Concord.

05/04/2015

Quake Swarm

Concord Fault That Saw 3.6 Magnitude Quake Has Potential To Do Major Damage To East Bay

The Concord fault that shook to the tune of a 3.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday has the potential to do major damage in the East Bay.

05/03/2015

Seismometer

The ‘Big One’ In California Could Trigger Other Large Earthquakes On Nearby Faults

The research out of USC suggests that a major earthquake on the San Andreas Fault could trigger large earthquakes on other nearby faults, intensifying the damage over a larger area.

04/23/2015

NOAA tsunami detection buoy used to detect pending wave action in the open ocean, giving scientists the data they need to determine whether to evacuate coastal areas. (NOAA)

Ventura Earthquake Fault Puts California At Risk For Destructive Tsunami

Officials are considering revising tsunami hazard maps after researchers found the Ventura fault line in Southern California is much more dangerous than previously believed.

04/20/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Strikes Near East Bay Refineries

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck in the north East Bay.

04/14/2015

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Double Earthquakes On San Andreas Fault Rock California-Mexico Border

The U.S. Geological Survey says two magnitude 4.0-plus earthquakes have struck on the California-Mexico border.

04/08/2015

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7.0+ Magnitude Mega-Quake Possible In Berkeley Hills As Seismic Movement Links Calaveras, Hayward Faults

Seismologists now believe the Hayward Fault is actually a branch of the Calaveras Fault, meaning the faults have a much greater destructive potential in the case of a simultaneous rupture, potentially triggering a tremor stronger than the 1989 disaster.

04/02/2015

(USGS)

Predictions Claim Magnitude 8.0 Plus California Earthquake More Likely In Next 30 Years

The probability California will experience a magnitude 8 or larger earthquake in the next couple of decades has increased, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/10/2015

(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

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String Of 4 Small Earthquakes Hit East Bay In Concord Area

A series of four earthquakes registering a preliminary magnitude range of 1.4 to 2.0 struck near Concord Sunday afternoon and Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/22/2014

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