San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, along with the City Council announced Monday that the city is one of six jurisdictions that has been chosen by the California Earthquake Authority to be included in a statewide program that will provide new funding for residential seismic retrofit work.
A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Molucca Sea Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
The next earthquake in the Napa Valley could be much stronger than the magnitude 6 quake that shook the region in August, according to preliminary research from the University of California at Davis.
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California received funding to help begin an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities to shut off gas lines and people to dive under a table until the shaking stops.
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A strong earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck just offshore of Punta De Burica, Panama early Monday morning.
A shallow undersea earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California Thursday.
A small earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck Napa County Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of northern Indonesia late Wednesday, but officials said a tsunami was unlikely.