Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Hits Rural Sonoma CountyA 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck rural unincorporated Sonoma County early Tuesday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.
California Earthquake Authority Gives Tips To Keep You Safe & PreparedCEO Glenn Pomeroy from the California Earthquake Authority talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about ways to be safe and prepared when disaster strikes.
Wet Winter Could Lead To More Earthquakes, UC Berkeley Researchers ClaimThe snow is finally starting to melt after a long wet winter, and according to researchers, that could mean more earthquakes.
3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near CalistogaA 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck the North Bay on Wednesday evening, about three miles southwest of Calistoga, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 
Early-Morning Magnitude 3.4 Earthquake Strikes East Bay Near ConcordA 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck in Contra Costa County early Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Mars Lander Picks Up Rumble Believed To Be First Marsquake Ever DetectedNASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble on Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected.
2 Small Quakes Rattle East BayTwo small earthquakes struck a few hours apart along the Hayward Fault Saturday.
New Earthquake Map Tool Shows If Bay Area Homes Are On Solid GroundA new map online can tell you if your house is standing on solid ground in the event of a strong earthquake.
California Is Experiencing A 100-Year Earthquake DroughtRecent storms may have ended the drought when it comes to water, but now California is in the midst of a drought of a different kind -- an earthquake drought.
Small Earthquake Rattles East BayA magnitude 2.9 quake struck at 5:34 p.m. Friday, centered just north of Rodeo in unincorporated Contra Costa County according to the USGS.
ShakeAlert, CA's 1st Earthquake Warning System, To Be Tested In OaklandOakland is preparing to test ShakeAlert, California's first earthquake warning system. Thousands can expect to receive an emergency alert on their phones on Wednesday.
2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Near Morgan HillA 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck just northeast of Morgan Hill late Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 
Earthquake Alerts To Cellphones Being Tested In Downtown Oakland WednesdayThis test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system is being coordinated by the Cal OES and the USGS, in partnership with the city and county.
Tesla Crashes Into Restaurant In DanvilleA vehicle crashed into a restaurant in Danville on Wednesday morning, according to town officials.
Pair Of Small Earthquakes Rattle Residents In San Ramon, Morgan HillA pair of small earthquakes that happened only minutes apart were felt by residents in San Ramon and Morgan Hill Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Proposed South San Francisco Housing Development Raises Earthquake ConcernsAs the city of South San Francisco draws up plans for a proposed new housing community, some are raising concerns about the development's proximity to the San Andreas Fault.
Small Earthquake Rumbles Oakland HillsA magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck along the Hayward Fault in the Oakland hills around 10:41 p.m. Friday
Early Morning Quake Jolts Wine CountryA 3.7 magnitude earthquake early Sunday morning, rumbled through Northern California's Wine Country, jolting local residents from their beds but causing little damage or injuries..
3 Earthquakes Strike Off Cape Mendocino Sunday AfternoonAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 struck Sunday afternoon just offshore from Petrolia on California's rugged North Coast.
California Earthquake Warning System Getting Funding BoostAn earthquake early warning system may be getting a financial shot in the arm from the state of California.
Breed Issues Order To Strengthen Skyscrapers Ahead Of Next Big QuakeSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Thursday she’s issuing an executive directive to strengthen the city’s tallest buildings.
Early Morning Quake Rattles Hayward Fault For Second DayMother Nature jolted East Bay residents out of their beds for a second straight day as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Hayward Fault near Piedmont
Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Aleutian Islands; No Tsunami ExpectedOfficials say a strong earthquake has struck in a remote area of the Aleutian Islands near Alaska but a tsunami is not expected.
7.0 Earthquake Shakes Alaska; Major Damage Seen In AnchorageA magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Alaska near the state's largest city of Anchorage Friday morning, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure in the region.
2 Earthquakes Centered Near Carquinez Bridge Rattle East BayA magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck shortly before noon Saturday near the Contra Costa County town of Crockett, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Mendocino County A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck the town of Willits in Mendocino County midday on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Trio Of Powerful Quakes Strike Off Pacific Northwest A trio of powerful earthquakes, including a magnitude 6.8, struck off the coast of British Columbia late Sunday night.
West Coast Quake Warning System Now Operational With LimitsAutomated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification.
Small Earthquakes Rattle Pinnacles Nat'l Park AreaThree small earthquakes, one magnitude 3.2, shook Pinnacles National Park near Salinas at 6:46 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Weather Stories

What's Up With All the Late-May Rain? Atmospheric Science Suggests AnswersFor anyone fascinated with Bay Area weather, this has been a week to question basic assumptions. KPIX meteorologist Darren Peck explores the science of West Coast weather.
Rain Showers, Wind to Linger Around the Bay Through SundayThe sun may peek through intermittently on Sunday morning but it's more likely that the day will see continued showers.
Russian River Flooding Wreaks $155 Million in Damage Across Sonoma CountyDays of heavy rains and flooding along the Russian River have caused an estimated $155 million in damage across Sonoma County. Properties affected include 1,900 homes and 578 businesses, according to county estimates.
Submerged in Sebastopol: Residents Boat Through Flooded NeighborhoodsFloodwaters from the Laguna de Santa Rosa wetlands are slowly starting to recede in Sebastopol revealing a line of debris on the ground that's a reminder of just how high the flooding reached.
Bay Area Spare the Air Burn Ban in Place for MondayA winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday banning burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors or outdoors, for 24 hours.
Flash Flood Watch Issued for Camp Fire Burn AreaThe National Weather Service says mud and debris flows are possible in and around the town of Paradise through 9 p.m. Sunday.
Incoming Storm Expected to Drop Up to 3 Inches of Rain in Parts of Bay AreaA storm is expected to pummel the region with rain and heavy winds Sunday and continue into the evening as high surf pounds the Bay Area coast.
Smoke from San Joaquin Valley Prompts Spare the Air Alert for Bay AreaThe alert bans burning in fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves, outdoor fire pits and other wood-burning devices.
Monster Surf Expected Sunday Prompts Unusual Warning to Stay Off Bay Area BeachesA National Weather Service forecaster is issuing an extraordinary warning: stay off Bay Area beaches when the big waves arrive late this weekend.