A screenshot of an earthquake early warning system. (CBS)

6 Ingenious Earthquake Safety Tools To Emerge 1 Year After Napa Quake

From early warning systems that provide a 30-second countdown to robots that search for heartbeats above the rubble, here are six of the most innovative tools changing the way we think about earthquake safety.


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Magnitude 3.7 Quake Shakes Mammoth Lakes in Eastern Sierra

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.7-magnitude earthquake near Mammoth Lakes in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California.


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3.1 Magnitude Quake In Central California

A 3.1 magnitude quake struck in Central Valley, 18 miles west of Soledad.


Location of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake just off the Solomon Islands, August 12, 2015. (USGS)

6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Solomon Islands

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck near the Solomon Islands Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.


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Small Offshore Quake Rattles San Francisco And North Bay

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon.


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Bay Area Company Rolling Out Free Early Earthquake Warning App

A Bay Area company is about to roll out a free earthquake alert app that could give users precious seconds of lead time before the shaking starts.


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Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Shakes San Jose Area

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck in San Jose Wednesday afternoon the USGS reported.


A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Alaska Tuesday. (7/28/15 - USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Alaska

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in Alaska Tuesday evening, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.


5.4-magnitude Alaska quake on July 28, 2015. (USGS)

Moderate Earthquake Rattles Alaska Days After 6.9 Quake

The U.S. Geological Survey says a shallow earthquake struck in the central Aleutian Islands in Alaska Tuesday afternoon.



Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Hits Indonesia

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake Monday afternoon in Indonesia, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.