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Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Hits Peru Hours After Napa Quake

A powerful earthquake hit Peru Sunday afternoon.

08/24/2014

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Swarm Of Earthquakes Hit Hollister Area Overnight

A swarm of small earthquakes hit Central California Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Service.

08/11/2014

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2 Small Earthquakes Seconds Apart Shake Area Near Gilroy

Two small earthquakes less than a minute apart shook part an area near GilroyTuesday afternoon.

07/15/2014

A Halliburton hydrualic fracturing (fracking) operation in the Bakken Formation, North Dakota. (Joshua Doubek/Wikimedia Commons)

Report Links Fracking To Surge Of Earthquake Activity

States where hydraulic fracturing is taking place have seen a surge in earthquake activity, raising suspicions that the unconventional drilling method could be to blame, especially the wells where the industry disposes of its wastewater.

07/14/2014

A San Jose Earthquakes fan shows his support for the team. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

World Cup, Wondolowski, New Stadium Create ‘Perfect Storm Of Soccer Interest’ For San Jose Earthquakes

The World Cup and Team USA’s participation in the tournament is coming just at the right time for the San Jose Earthquakes.

06/17/2014

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Cluster Of Large Bay Area Earthquakes More Likely Instead Of ‘The Big One’

Earthquake research into scenarios for the next ‘big one’ to hit the Bay Area suggests that the region may by hit by more than one large earthquake within a handful of years instead of a single great earthquake which happens once in a century.

05/19/2014

Scott Shackleton opens the entrance to the Lawson Adit. (CBS)

Abandoned Mine Shaft On Cal Campus Could Help Warn Of Coming Quakes

Behind a sturdy, rusted door, scrawled with ‘Don Not Enter’ signs lies the key to learning more about the Hayward Fault. What’s known as the Lawson Adit actually looks like a dungeon for naughty Cal students.

03/20/2014

Victor Bernardez #26 of the San Jose Earthquakes scores from the direct free kick in the 90th minute of the first leg of the MLS Western Conference Semifinal match against the Los Angeles Galaxy at The Home Depot Center on November 4, 2012 in Carson, California. The Earthquakes defeated the Galaxy 1-0. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Stoppage Time Goal Lifts Quakes To 1-0 Victory In Playoff Opener

Victor Bernardez scored on a free kick deep into stoppage time Sunday night to lift the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-0 triumph over the Los Angeles Galaxy in the opener of their Western Conference semifinal series.

11/05/2012

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Series Of Small Quakes Rattle Morgan Hill Area

A total of four small earthquakes shook the area north of Morgan Hill Thursday morning, marking five earthquakes in the area in the last 24 hours, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

04/05/2012

California Earthquake

Small Quakes Shake Parts Of South Bay

A pair of small quakes shook parts of Santa Clara and Alameda counties Wednesday night.

09/16/2010

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