Hayward fault

A screenshot of an earthquake early warning system. (CBS)

6 Ingenious Earthquake Safety Tools To Emerge 1 Year After Napa Quake

From early warning systems that provide a 30-second countdown to robots that search for heartbeats above the rubble, here are six of the most innovative tools changing the way we think about earthquake safety.

08/24/2015

Broken Water Main

Crews Scrambling To Repair Several East Bay Water Mains Ruptured By 4.0 Quake

More than half a dozen water mains ruptured in the East Bay on Monday, mostly in and around the areas affected by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake Monday morning

08/18/2015

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Magnitude 4.0 Quake Felt Across Bay Area

A 4.0 quake jolted the East Bay Monday morning just before 7 a.m.

08/17/2015

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

USGS Scientist: Major Quake On Hayward Fault Expected ‘Any Day Now’

The fault that produced a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Fremont early Tuesday morning is expected to produce a major earthquake “any day now” and Bay Area residents should be prepared, a U.S. Geological Survey scientist said.

07/21/2015

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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

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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Strikes Along Hayward Fault

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck along the Hayward Fault in the East Bay Sunday evening.

02/08/2015

Quake Locator

3.0 Quake Shakes Union City

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.0 earthquake Saturday morning less than a mile northeast of Union City.

06/21/2014

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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 Quake Hits Along Hayward Fault Near Union City

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.

03/07/2014

Warren Hall at CSU East Bay in Hayward during a planned implosion, Saturday, August 17, 2013. (CBS)

Scientists Study Fake Quake Triggered By CSU Hayward Implosion

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.

08/17/2013

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