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Deep Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

06/10/2015

Ridgemark Quake Locator

4 Small Earthquakes Strike Near Hollister Within Minutes Sunday Morning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a sequence of four earthquakes rattled the Central Coast area of California Sunday morning.

06/07/2015

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Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits Hollister Area

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake has struck the Hollister area Wednesday evening.

06/03/2015

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Three 5+ Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Oregon Coast In 12 Hours

A third large earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon Monday but officials say no tsunami was triggered.

06/01/2015

Borrego Springs Quake

Magnitude 3.6 Quake Rattles Southern California Desert Near Coachella

The quake’s magnitude was first reported Sunday as magnitude 4.1 but was reclassified by mid-morning.

05/31/2015

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Two Powerful Earthquakes Did Not Hit Northern California, Automated Quake Alerts Fail USGS, LA Times After Deep Japan Quake

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two powerful earthquakes, measuring 4.8  and a 5.5 magnitudes did not hit San Simeon and Brooktrails early Saturday morning.  The widespread reports of the quakes are the result of a glitch in […]

05/30/2015

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7.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Saturday, No Tsunami Risk Due To Quake’s Depth

A strong 7.8 magnitude quake struck the open ocean, 543 miles south of Tokyo early Saturday morning.

05/30/2015

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9.8 Earthquake In YouTube Video, ‘San Andreas’ Movie Just Fiction, But Science Says 8.0 Increasingly Likely For California

Separating fact from fiction, yes, a 9+ magnitude quake or two will hit California in the “San Andreas” movie being released May 29th, yes a 8.0 magnitude quake in California is possible, but no, a planetary alignment has less effect on Earth than the Moon’s gravity and there is nearly zero chance of a 9.8 quake happening in California on May 28th or May 29th.

05/28/2015

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

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