Aftershocks Expected for Days After Magnitude 6 Quake Shakes Eastern SierraDozens of aftershocks rattled through the Eastern Sierra Friday morning following a magnitude 6 earthquake near the California-Nevada border that tossed boulders onto a major roadway and was felt as far off as Las Vegas and even San Francisco.
Magnitude 6 Earthquake Strikes Eastern Sierra Nevada; Shaking Felt In Bay Area A magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck the Eastern Sierra Thursday afternoon was felt across Northern California, including much of the Bay Area.
Bay Area Residents Report Feeling Shaking From Sierra EarthquakePeople across the Bay Area Thursday afternoon reported feeling the 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered between Lake Tahoe and Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada.
3.6 Earthquake Shakes Napa County OvernightA 3.6 magnitude earthquake followed by a number of small aftershocks rattled Napa County early Thursday morning.
San Leandro 3.9 Earthquake Prompts Questions About Quake AlertsScientists still can't predict earthquakes, but they can provide a little bit of a warning. ShakeAlert is all about seconds, even fractions of seconds. Monday's Bay Area quake is great example of that.
UPDATE: 3.9 Earthquake Rattles Nerves Across Bay Area, Centered In San Leandro A 3.9 magnitude earthquake centered in the East Bay near the Hayward Fault shook a wide swath of the Bay Area Monday evening.
3.5 Earthquake Near Watsonville Shakes Southern Santa Clara, Santa Cruz CountiesA small earthquake shook near Watsonville early Friday morning, which was felt across a wide area of southern Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties.
3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes San Jose, South BayA small earthquake struck in San Jose Thursday morning, shaking a wide area of the South Bay.
Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Sierra Nevada Near Truckee Thursday NightA series of earthquakes rumbled across the Sierra Nevada mountains north of Lake Tahoe Thursday night.
Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Northern Sonoma CountyA magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck far northern Sonoma County late Monday morning.
Tsunami Hazard Maps Released For Alameda, Monterey, San Mateo CountiesCalifornia has added interactive maps for several counties in the state, including three in the greater Bay Area, as part of its ongoing Tsunami Hazard Area project.
Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Strikes East Of GilroyA magnitude 3.3. earthquake struck southern Santa Clara County Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Powerful Earthquakes Up To 8.1 Magnitude Strike Off New Zealand; Hawaii Tsunami Watch CanceledOfficials in New Zealand issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas and Hawaii officials declared a tsunami watch following several strong earthquakes that struck off New Zealand's northeastern coast.
3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles North Bay Wine CountryA 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck the North Bay wine country Thursday morning near St. Helena.
Santa Rosa Rattled By 3.5 Magnitude EarthquakeA 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook up the North Bay late Thursday morning, near the Geysers.
Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Strikes Near San JoseA 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck at 5:38 p.m. Sunday 5.5 miles east northeast of Gilroy and 11.2 miles east southeast of Morgan Hill
7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In South Pacific; No California, Hawaii Tsunami ThreatA major earthquake struck off the South Pacific Ocean, prompting a tsunami threat to a number of islands in the region. 
Small Earthquake Rattles Hills Above Milpitas Sunday AfternoonA magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck near Milpitas Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Small 2.7 Quake Rattles BerkeleyA small quake rattled the East Bay, Tuesday night.
Magnitude 3.1 Quake Rattles East Bay Residents Near ConcordA small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 hit just west of Concord in the East Bay late Thursday afternoon, not far from the epicenter of a quake that happened a week ago.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Near ConcordA magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck Contra Costa County Thursday morning, which was felt in much of the East Bay and other parts of the Bay Area.
Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes Near Cobb In Lake CountyA magnitude 3.6 earthquake has struck near the town of Cobb in Lake County, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday night.
Deaths Reported After 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake In CroatiaA strong earthquake hit central Croatia on Tuesday, destroying buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into rubble-covered streets in a town southeast of the capital.
Small Earthquake Strikes Near San Juan BautistaA small earthquake with a 3.2 magnitude rattled the north end of the Gabilan Mountain Range near the town of San Juan Bautista Sunday morning, the USGS reported.
3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Humboldt CountyA small earthquake shook an area of Northern California near the Oregon border Friday morning.
Small Thursday-Evening Earthquake Rattles Area Around HollisterA 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of San Benito and Monterey counties early Thursday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.4, 3.0 Magnitude Earthquakes Shake San Juan BautistaA small earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude shook an area of San Benito County Wednesday, followed by a second quake.
7.0 Earthquake Strikes Aegean Sea Between Turkey, Greek Island; At Least 14 DeadA strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Several buildings were wrecked in Turkey’s western Izmir province, according to officials.
7.5 Alaska Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning For Region; No Threat To CaliforniaA large earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude struck Alaska on Monday, prompting a tsunami warning for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula.

Weather Stories

Megadrought Poses 'Existential' Crisis in California and the WestA scorching "thousand-year" drought made worse by climate change is draining reservoirs at an alarming pace, fueling massive wildfires and withering California's crucial Central Valley agriculture economy.
Thunderstorms With Dry Lightning May Strike Bay Area Sunday, Weather Service WarnsThunderstorms with chances of dry lightning might make their way to the Bay Area on Sunday and Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
New Newsom Order Allows Emergency Use of Ship Engines to Boost Power During Heat WaveGov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Saturday that will allow emergency use of auxiliary ship engines to relieve pressure on California's electric grid.
Sweltering Tri-Valley Temps Send Locals Looking for ReliefIn Livermore Friday, the thermometer hit 106 degrees Fahrenheit. As soon as people stepped outside, it was clear they needed a place to cool off.
Drought-Plagued Western U.S. Stuck in Vicious Climate Feedback LoopMore than 30 million people are under heat warnings and advisories with more than 93 percent of the West in drought this week. Scientists say heat and drought are inextricably linked in a vicious feedback loop that climate change makes even harder to break.
Weather Service Warns Heat Wave Could Cook Bay Area Over WeekendWhile the National Weather Service stopped short of issuing a heat advisory this week, there’s concern the Bay Area may see another heatwave this weekend.
California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid CapacityAlthough the record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Friday, California ISO again issued a Flex Alert urging Californians to conserve power to relieve stress on the grid. Many eectric vehicle owners who had to travel couldn't comply.
UPDATE: PG&E Avoids Planned Rotating Outages Thursday as Bay Area Cooks in Record Heat WaveAs the clock ticked past 9 p.m. Thursday, Pacific Gas and Electric customers who had been warned earlier in the evening to anticipate possible rotating power outages could breathe a little easier -- and keep their air conditioners humming -- as the region sweltered under a record heat wave.
City Slickers Lose Their Cool Picking Cherries in Brentwood During Heat WaveFor many in the Bay Area, harvesting their own cherries at you-pick farms like the Bacchini Fruit Tree in Brentwood is a Memorial Day weekend tradition. But temps over 100 degrees? Not so much.