U.S. Geological Survey
California earthquake monitoring may be taking a hit during the partial federal government shutdown. In Menlo Park doors were locked as all but 43 of 8,600 full-time staffed geologists with the U.S. Geological Survey were furloughed.
If a monster earthquake struck off Alaska’s coast, tsunami waves would rush toward California, swamping the nation’s largest port complex and causing major economic damage.
Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 was reported Friday afternoon off the coast of Daly City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported Friday morning in Fairfield, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 4.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean about 140 miles off the coast of Oregon and California.
Over nearly two decades, a system of wildlife cameras have captured some of the most rarely spotted California animals along the Point Reyes National Seashore.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 struck just outside Berkeley Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
No damage or injuries have been reported after two earthquakes rattled the Northern California coast Friday night.
A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.2 rattled an area near San Jose Wednesday morning and was followed by an aftershock, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.