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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Strikes Mammoth Lakes Area

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck near Mammoth Lakes Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/12/2014

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawrence Livermore Lab Seismologists To Run Simulation Of Napa Earthquake Using Supercomputers

Seismologists at the Lawrence Livermore Lab will use their supercomputers to simulate detailed ground motion from last month’s earthquake in Napa.

09/09/2014

(CBS)

3.5, 3.0 Magnitude Quakes Strike East Of Gilroy

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of Gilroy, in Hollister on Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

08/29/2014

(USGS)

3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Modoc County

A earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the town of Alturas in Modoc County Friday morning.

08/29/2014

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High Probability Of Strong Aftershocks Following Napa Earthquake

There is over a fifty percent chance that a magnitude 5.0 earthquake will hit in the next week in the same area where a 6.0 quake caused major damage and injured over 170 people in Napa Sunday, according to seismologists.

08/24/2014

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Study Shows Central Valley Groundwater Depletion Can Increase Earthquake Risk On San Andreas Fault

Excessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California’s agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests.

05/14/2014

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Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault Heartbeat

With a network of sensors spread across the UC Berkeley campus, scientists are hoping to get a clear picture — and sounds — of the Hayward Fault’s next big move.

04/18/2014

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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.

04/06/2014

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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.

04/03/2014

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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.

01/10/2013

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