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U.S. Geological Survey map shows location of 6.0 earthquake Monday. (USGS)

5.6 Earthquake Shakes Colombia, Ecuador

A strong earthquake has shaken an area of South America along the Colombia-Ecuador border region Monday.

10/20/2014

The front of an apartment building in the Marina District in San Francisco is ripped off 21 October 1989. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Earthquake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On The ‘Tectonic Timebomb’

As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.

10/20/2014

Quake Locator

Offshore 4.2 Magnitude Quake Shakes North Coast

An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 shook the California North Coast region near Fortuna early Sunday morning.

10/19/2014

Quake Cooks

San Francisco First Responders Compete In Cooking Contest With Quake-Limited Ingredients

San Francisco’s top emergency responders used simple ingredients in a cooking competition to show what can be done after a major quake when the cupboard is mostly bare.

10/17/2014

Stanford Quake Research

Stanford Engineers Developing ‘Quake-Proof’ Home Construction Techniques

Stanford engineers have developed an earthquake-proof home they say can withstand an quake three times more powerful than the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

10/17/2014

(CBS)

Japan Shaken By Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Japan Wednesday near Chiba, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/15/2014

(CBS SF)

List Of 4 San Francisco Bay Area Faults Ready To Rupture In Major Earthquake

Four areas of the San Andreas fault system in the San Francisco Bay Area have accumulated enough energy to produce major earthquakes, a new study finds.

10/14/2014

(CBS)

Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Hits Off Coast Of El Salvador

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck off the coast of El Salvador Monday evening near La Union, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/13/2014

Seismometer

2.5 Magnitude Quake Rattles Southern Santa Clara County

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 shook a section of southern Santa Clara County early Saturday morning near the unincorporated area of San Martin.

10/11/2014

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes South Pacific, Prompting Tsunami Evacuations On Easter Island

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck the South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/08/2014

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