Earthquake Study Estimates 'Staggering' Potential Losses In Nevada, UtahA new report underscores the urgency to retrofit older brick homes and unreinforced buildings in Utah and Nevada.
Hundreds Dead After Devastating Major Earthquake Strikes EcuadorRescuers pulled survivors from rubble Sunday after the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast.
New USGS Maps Show Earthquakes, Coastal Erosion Could Be Worse Than Previously ThoughtStormy weather over the past few months has had an impact along the California coast that you can’t see from the shore, but scientists taking a close look at some new high resolution maps can, and what they’ve found is cause for concern.
Rodgers Creek Fault More Accurately Traced Through Part Of Santa RosaScientists at the U.S. Geological Survey now have a better idea of where exactly the Rodgers Creek Fault runs.
USGS: Damaging Earthquake Risk Now Greater In Oklahoma Than CaliforniaFederal scientists say the chance of damaging earthquakes hitting east of the Rockies has increased significantly, much of it a man-made byproduct of drilling for energy.
Eastern Monarch Butterflies May Go Extinct In 20 Years, UC Research FindsThe population of monarch butterflies east of the Rockies is facing significant risk of going extinct within the next two decades, according to research published Monday.
Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Hits Off NorCal CoastA magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck in far Northern California Monday morning, the USGS reported.
Earthquakes Rock Alaska, Western Aleutians On SaturdayThree quakes struck south-central Alaska and the western Aleutians on Saturday, with magnitudes between 4.5 and 6.1, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.
Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Shakes SoCal Near OjaiA magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck early Saturday morning north of Los Angeles. Shaking was reported as far as Beverly Hills and Palmdale.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits Outside Of LivermoreA earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 has been reported Wednesday evening outside of Livermore, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits Near GilroyA preliminary 3.0 magnitude earthquake has been reported Sunday evening near Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
California Lawmakers Urged To Appropriate Money For Earthquake Warning System, Seismic UpgradesIt might take another big earthquake to shake California lawmakers into investing more into seismic safety, and develop an early earthquake warning system.

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