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Dozens of Aftershocks Follow 6.9 Quake Off California Coast

Dozens of aftershocks, the strongest registering 4.6, continue to rattle Northern California and the Eureka coast following a powerful 6.9 quake offshore just after 9 p.m. Sunday night.



Small Quake Hits Along Hayward Fault Near Union City

A small quake registering 2.8 hit near Union City, along the Hayward Fault at 1:38 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey seismographs.


Aerial view of connector ramp from Interstate 5 to Highway 14 in Southern California after the Northridge earthquake in 1994.

Leading Geophysicist Warns Californians Not Ready For Next Big Quake

Despite the many seismic improvements throughout Bay Area since Loma Prieta, one leading earthquake expert is urging more Californians to take out insurance that will protect against damage from a major quake.


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4.5 Magnitude Quake Rattles Sonoma County

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 was recorded near The Geysers in Sonoma County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


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2 Earthquakes Shake South Bay Overnight

Earthquakes of 2.5 and 3.7 magnitudes have struck the Gilroy area in Santa Clara County Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


A seismograph records an East Bay earthquake. (CBS)

San Ramon Area Hit By 3.4 Magnitude Quake; 2nd In 24 Hours

The USGS reports an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude 3.4 struck east of San Ramon Wednesday morning.



Series Of Afternoon Quakes Strike Bay Area

The United States Geological Survey reports that a minor earthquake struck the San Ramon area Tuesday afternoon.


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3.0 Earthquake Strikes East Bay Near Blackhawk

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck an area near Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


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Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Hits Berkeley Area

A 3.2-magnitude earthquake was recorded near Berkeley in Alameda County Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.



Small Earthquake Shakes Area Around Milpitas

A small earthquake shook an area near Milpitas Monday morning, according the U.S. Geological Survey.