Quakes

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

Ty Harden #2 of San Jose Earthquakes is congratulated by teamates after scoring a goal against the Chicago Fire in the first half at Avaya Stadium on March 22, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

San Jose Earthquakes Inaugurate Avaya Stadium With A Win

Fatai Alashe and Ty Harden scored goals in the first half and the San Jose Earthquakes opened their new stadium with a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Sunday night.

03/23/2015

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Timelapse Video Captures Construction Of San Jose’s New Earthquakes Stadium

On February 28th, 2015 the San Jose Earthquakes will open their brand new Avaya Stadium in a exhibition match versus rival LA Galaxy.

02/27/2015

Avaya Stadium, San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes Set To Inaugurate Avaya Stadium

The San Jose Earthquakes have been kicking around the South Bay since the 1970’s, but now they finally have a home – Avaya Stadium, the Bay Area’s first soccer-specific facility.

02/25/2015

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Cluster Of 7 Small Earthquakes Hit Bay Area From North To South

A swarm of six small earthquakes hit the Hollister area Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

02/04/2015

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Rain Or Shine, The Idea Of ‘Earthquake Weather’ Is Shaky Science With A Hint Of ‘Maybe’

The notion that certain kinds of weather can lead to increased seismic activity isn’t new. But is there any scientific evidence to support it?

12/12/2014

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Strong 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Panama Early Monday, No Tsunami Threat

A strong earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck just offshore of Punta De Burica, Panama early Monday morning.

12/08/2014

EARTHQUAKE

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Northern Nevada

An earthquake registering a magnitude of 4.1 struck the northwest corner of Nevada near the borders of Oregon and California Wednesday morning.

11/12/2014

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Earthquake Shakes Cupertino Early Saturday Morning

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 shook a section of Cupertino early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

11/08/2014

6.9 Quake Near Fiji

Magnitude 6.9 Quake Strikes Between Fiji And Tonga In South Pacific

An earthquake with magnitude 6.9 occurred near Ndoi Island, Fiji, about 200 miles from Nuku’alofa, Tonga just before noon Pacific Daylight Time, on Saturday.

11/01/2014

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