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7.0+ Magnitude Mega-Quake Possible In Berkeley Hills As Seismic Movement Links Calaveras, Hayward Faults

Seismologists now believe the Hayward Fault is actually a branch of the Calaveras Fault, meaning the faults have a much greater destructive potential in the case of a simultaneous rupture, potentially triggering a tremor stronger than the 1989 disaster.

04/02/2015

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Small Magnitude 2.2 Quake Hits Silicon Valley, Shallow Tremor Felt More Widely

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.2 magnitude earthquake struck after 11 a.m. in Silicon Valley, just hours after a 4.2 magnitude quake hit Coalinga.

03/27/2015

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Magnitude 2.5 Quake Rattles Gilroy, Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 was recorded Saturday morning in Santa Clara County, according to the USGS.

03/14/2015

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Magnitude 4.3 Is Latest In Cluster Of Quakes Off Humboldt County

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast in the Pacific Ocean at 11:13 a.m. Thursday, the latest in 9 tremors recorded in southern Humboldt county since a Magnitude 5.7 quake hit around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

01/29/2015

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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

The front of an apartment building in the Marina District in San Francisco is ripped off 21 October 1989. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Earthquake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On The ‘Tectonic Timebomb’

As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.

10/20/2014

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3.5, 3.0 Magnitude Quakes Strike East Of Gilroy

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of Gilroy, in Hollister on Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

08/29/2014

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3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Modoc County

A earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the town of Alturas in Modoc County Friday morning.

08/29/2014

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Napa Still Assessing Damages From 6.0 Earthquake; More Buildings Get Red-Tagged

NAPA (CBS SF) — Inspectors were still fanning across city streets in Napa Monday morning to check buildings for damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a total of 49 have been declared too damaged to […]

08/25/2014

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