A powerful earthquake has struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a tsunami warning was in effect.
A massive 7.2 quake rocked Acapulco and Mexico City, shaking buildings hundreds of miles away.
Friday marks 108 years since the most devastating disaster in Bay Area history. Sirens wailed at 5 a.m. as a remembrance, but the two remaining survivors were unable to show up this year. Events continue around the city.
Two major earthquakes struck Central America within just 24 hours, as two more struck across the Pacific in New Guinea.
A small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.
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.
The Cascadia fault system, which sits about 100 miles off shore, runs from California to Vancouver. The subduction zone is believed to have caused a 9.0 earthquake in 1700, the largest known quake ever to have hit the lower 48 states.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 rattled an area of Lake County north of Clear Lake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
But Tuesday night’s quake, which would have been the 2nd largest ever to hit the lower 48 states if it struck along our coast, was not the big one seismologists are expecting.
A magnitude-4.1 aftershock has rattled parts of Southern California where a moderate quake occurred the day before.