Quake

(USGS)

Three 5+ Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Oregon Coast In 12 Hours

A third large earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon Monday but officials say no tsunami was triggered.

06/01/2015

(USGS)

4 Earthquakes Strike Oregon Coast Overnights

Three sizable earthquakes struck off the coast of Oregon Monday but officials say no tsunamis were triggered.

06/01/2015

Borrego Springs Quake

Magnitude 3.6 Quake Rattles Southern California Desert Near Coachella

The quake’s magnitude was first reported Sunday as magnitude 4.1 but was reclassified by mid-morning.

05/31/2015

usgs wrong tweet

Two Powerful Earthquakes Did Not Hit Northern California, Automated Quake Alerts Fail USGS, LA Times After Deep Japan Quake

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two powerful earthquakes, measuring 4.8  and a 5.5 magnitudes did not hit San Simeon and Brooktrails early Saturday morning.  The widespread reports of the quakes are the result of a glitch in […]

05/30/2015

japan

7.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Saturday, No Tsunami Risk Due To Quake’s Depth

A strong 7.8 magnitude quake struck the open ocean, 543 miles south of Tokyo early Saturday morning.

05/30/2015

The USGS originally recorded a quake at this location.

USGS, LA Times ‘Quakebot’ Mistakenly Report Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Near Redding

An earthquake with magnitude of 5.1 was reported but never hit the Redding area overnight.

05/29/2015

alaska

6.7 Quake Hits Alaska, No Tsunami

ALEUTIAN ISLANDS (CBS SF) — A magnitude 6.7 quake struck the southern coast of Alaska just 9 seconds after midnight Pacific Time Friday, about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage. The initial power was reported as […]

05/29/2015

'San Andreas'

9.8 Earthquake In YouTube Video, ‘San Andreas’ Movie Just Fiction, But Science Says 8.0 Increasingly Likely For California

Separating fact from fiction, yes, a 9+ magnitude quake or two will hit California in the “San Andreas” movie being released May 29th, yes a 8.0 magnitude quake in California is possible, but no, a planetary alignment has less effect on Earth than the Moon’s gravity and there is nearly zero chance of a 9.8 quake happening in California on May 28th or May 29th.

05/28/2015

Yountville quake on May 25, 2015 (USGS)

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Napa County

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake has struck Napa County Monday morning.

05/25/2015

Dwayne Johnson in "San Andreas" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie ‘San Andreas’

Hollywood’s favorite geologic bad guy is back in “San Andreas” — a fantastical look at California’s real seismic threat.

05/23/2015

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