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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Shakes Contra Costa County Near Where Similar Quake Hit 24-Hours Before

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord Monday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

07/21/2014

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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Shakes Area Near Blackhawk

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

07/20/2014

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Small Earthquake Shakes Salinas Area

A small earthquake shook an area near Salinas Tuesday evening.

06/10/2014

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Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles Area

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake Sunday evening in the west Los Angeles area.

06/01/2014

A seismograph at CBS Boston records the Maine earthquake. (CBS)

17 Hurt As Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rattles Tokyo

A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo early Monday, rattling windows and nerves though there were no initial reports of major damage. The national broadcaster NHK, citing local authorities, said 17 people were reported injured, some of them from falls as the quake struck.

05/04/2014

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck near British Columbia's Vancouver Island Wednesday night. (CBS)

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Hits Near Vancouver Island

A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center said.

04/23/2014

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4 Major Earthquakes Rock Pacific Rim Of Fire, One At 7.1 Magnitude

Two major earthquakes struck Central America within just 24 hours, as two more struck across the Pacific in New Guinea.

04/11/2014

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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

A damaged house is seen in Arica after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast. (Christian Jamett/AFP/Getty Images)

Powerful Magnitude 7.8 Aftershock Hits Chile Following Tuesday’s Massive Quake

USGS says powerful 7.8-magnitude aftershock rocks Chile’s northern coast, day after 8.2 quake.

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, killing at least six people.

04/02/2014

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California Failing To Fund Early Warning System That Sensed SoCal Earthquake

California’s early earthquake warning system worked as seismologists hoped it would, giving them notice that a quake was about to strike seconds before the ground in Los Angeles began shaking Monday, but residents didn’t get that warning because the state hasn’t identified a source of funding to build and maintain the system.

03/18/2014

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