It quietly built up magma for 27,000 years before beginning years-long series of eruptions on May 30th, 1914 and today the national park around Lassen Peak remains a closely observed volcanic hot spot.
A powerful 6.9 magnitude quake shook the nations of Greece and Turkey overnight, with the most significant shaking felt eleven miles away in Kamariotissa, Greece.
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck an area of Southern California near San Bernardino Monday, according to the U.S. Geologicial Survey.
Earthquake research into scenarios for the next ‘big one’ to hit the Bay Area suggests that the region may by hit by more than one large earthquake within a handful of years instead of a single great earthquake which happens once in a century.
A powerful earthquake struck the Philippines at 6:16 p.m. local time, 2 a.m. here in the Bay Area.
There were three earthquakes in five hours in the East Bay Saturday.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 struck about 5 southeast of Livermore Saturday morning.
The USGS reports that a pair of very small earthquakes hit near the Santa Clara-San Mateo County borders overnight.
A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center said.
A powerful earthquake has struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a tsunami warning was in effect.