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.
A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck along the Hayward Fault in the East Bay Sunday evening.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.0 earthquake Saturday morning less than a mile northeast of Union City.
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.
A small quake registering 2.8 hit near Union City, along the Hayward Fault at 1:38 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey seismographs.
With a series of quick blasts and a cloud of dust a 13-story building on the Cal State-East Bay campus crashed to the ground Saturday morning as scientists monitored the impact on the nearby Hayward Fault.
The loss of a building on an East Bay college campus this weekend will be science’s gain.
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 struck the East Bay Thursday afternoon.
Contra Costa College may ask voters in El Cerrito, Richmond and San Pablo to fund seismic upgrades and improvements in disability access.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a pair of earthquakes with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck Monday night in Alameda County.