Quake

A 4.0 earthquake strikes Merced County May 19, 2015. (USGS)

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Merced County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 has struck in Merced County Tuesday morning.

05/19/2015

Earthquake strikes on the Pacific-Antarctic ridge on May 19, 2015. (USGS)

6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong and shallow earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, but a tsunami is unlikely.

05/19/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Hits Near Site Of Deadly 2011 Tsunami, Nuclear Meltdown

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Japan, not far from where a 2011 earthquake and tsunami claimed the lives of more than 15,000 people.

05/12/2015

A catastrophic tsunami – caused by an undersea earthquake with a 9.0 magnitude – destroyed the coast of Japan. Almost 16,000 were killed by the resulting flash floods, with thousands more injured or missing. The devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (Photo credit by Noboru Hashimoto/AFP/Getty Images)

Mega Quake Warning In Rumblings Off Japan’s Coast Alarms Scientists

Scientists say they’ve recorded low frequency shaking on the ocean floor that could be the result of increasing pressure, similar to what was released during the devastating 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.

05/12/2015

Rescue team officials and a sniffer dog search for survivors at a collapsed house in Kathmandu May 12, 2015, after an earthquake struck. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Major Quake Rocks Nepal, Killing Over 40

A major earthquake hit a remote mountain region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 42 people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the Himalayan nation was ravaged by its worst quake in decades.

05/12/2015

A Magnitude 2.2 earthquake was recorded Monday. (USGS)

Magnitude 2.2 Earthquake Hits East Of San Jose

The quake, with a magnitude of 2.2, hit nine miles east of San Jose and 11 miles southeast of Milpitas.

05/11/2015

A small earthquake was reported near San Leandro (USGS)

Tiny Magnitude 1.9 Earthquake Strikes Beneath San Leandro

After a busy week of minor shaking in the East Bay last week, Monday kicked off more of the same as a small tremor struck north east of San Leandro just before 8 a.m.

05/11/2015

(USGS)

3.3 Earthquake Rattles Redding; Fifth 3+ Magnitude Quake To Shake Calif. In 12 Hours

From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.

05/06/2015

An East Bay resident reported minor earthquake damage after a tree fell on a couple cars. (Emilia Rosales)

Tree Falls On Cars As Three Earthquakes Rattle Concord, Pleasant Hill

An East Bay resident reported minor damage after one of three earthquakes struck Wednesday morning.

05/06/2015

(Getty Images)

Latest Quakes Have East Bay Residents Pleading ‘That’s Enough’ On Social Media

On Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey initially reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 at 2:13 p.m. That quake was later downgraded to a 3.6 by the USGS. It was centered a mile south of Concord, along the Concord fault.

05/06/2015

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