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Yountville quake on May 25, 2015 (USGS)

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Napa County

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake has struck Napa County Monday morning.

05/25/2015

A USGS map showing details of the seafloor around San Francisco Bay. (Source: USGS)

Detailed Maps Offer Glimpse At Bay Area’s Underwater Landscape

A joint effort by more than a dozen states has resulted in detailed maps of the sea floor in and around the Bay Area, offering a never before seen glimpse at the underwater landscape.

05/24/2015

Dwayne Johnson in "San Andreas" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie ‘San Andreas’

Hollywood’s favorite geologic bad guy is back in “San Andreas” — a fantastical look at California’s real seismic threat.

05/23/2015

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6.8 Quake: 3rd Earthquake In 3 Days Rocks Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, a day after a 6.0 quake and a 6.9 quake hit the same region..

05/22/2015

Napa County earthquake aftershocks. (http://earthquaketrack.com)

Aftershocks Rattle Napa Following 4.1 Earthquake Thursday

A moderate earthquake jolted the Bay Area followed by a few minor aftershocks overnight.

05/22/2015

A 6.0 earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on May 21, 2015. (USGS)

Second Strong Earthquake Rocks The Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, less than a day after a 6.9 quake struck the region.

05/21/2015

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Southern California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has struck the Southern California area Wednesday evening.

05/20/2015

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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, but no tsunami threat was expected.

05/20/2015

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

124 California Courthouses At Risk For Deadly Collapse With Major Earthquake

More than 120 courthouses around California are at risk of partial collapse in an earthquake and more than a dozen are here in the Bay Area.

05/19/2015

Papua New Guinea earthquake May 7. (USGS)

7.2 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea Thursday morning, generating a temporary tsunami alert for islands in the region.

05/07/2015

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