California Early Earthquake Alerts To Be Standard On Android PhonesCalifornia's earthquake early warnings will be a standard feature on all Android phones, bypassing the need for users to download the state's MyShake app.
Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Strikes Off Santa Cruz County CoastA magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck off the Santa Cruz County coast Thursday morning.
No Damage, Injuries Reported Following Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake in Eastern SierraAn earthquake rattled Inyo County near the eastern Sierra Nevada town of Lone Pine Monday evening but no damage or injuries were immediately reported.
5.5 Magnitude Quake In Mojave Desert Felt From Hollywood To Las VegasAn earthquake struck the Mojave Desert and was felt from Hollywood to Las Vegas, Wednesday evening.
3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Gilroy, San Juan BautistaA minor earthquake registering 3.4 magnitude struck an area along near the San Benito-Monterey County line Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Major Earthquake, Aftershocks Rock Western Nevada; Shaking Felt In Northern CaliforniaA series of earthquakes ranging in magnitude of 6.5 to 4.9 rocked western Nevada in rapid-fire succession early Friday, awakening residents in nearby Northern California.
California Officials Ponder Strategy Should Multiple Disasters Strike During PandemicCalifornia has evacuation plans for earthquakes, floods, mudslides and, of course, wildfires, but what if one of those disasters strikes during the coronavirus pandemic when everyone is being urged to stay home?
Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Rattles Famed Sierra Nevada Ghost Town BodieA magnitude 5.2 quake rumbled through the eastern Sierra Nevada Saturday morning with an epicenter near the former gold-mining camp of Bodie near Mono Lake.
Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Northern California CoastA magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck Sunday morning off the coast of Northern California, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Near Lake Tahoe Rattles Sierra, Northern CaliforniaA 4.5 magnitude earthquake was reported in Indian Hills, near Carson City, Nevada at 6:33 p.m. Friday.
5.2 Earthquake Shakes Northern California Coast Near EurekaAn earthquake with magnitude of 5.2 shook an area of Northern California near the Oregon border Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Southwest Of EurekaA 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Sunday evening off the coast of Northern California, about 70 miles southwest of Eureka in Humboldt County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Water District Seeks To Minimize Impact From Quickly Draining Anderson ReservoirThe Santa Clara Valley Water District wants to move quickly to drain the Anderson Reservoir and seismically retrofit the dam, but it also wants to move carefully to minimize impacts once the water is let go.
Federal Regulators Order Draining Of Anderson Reservoir Due To Earthquake RiskThe Santa Clara Valley Water District said Monday that it agrees with federal regulators' orders to move forward with the project to drain the Anderson Reservoir to reduce risk to the public in the event of an earthquake.
Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Strikes East Of Salinas In Monterey CountyA preliminary magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck near Tres Pinos, east of the city of Salinas in Monterey County on Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
7.7 Earthquake Hits Off Coasts Of Cuba, Jamaica; Buildings Shake In MiamiA powerful earthquake has struck in waters off Cuba and Jamaica, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Strikes Near Gilroy OvernightA magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck near Gilroy early Monday morning, the latest in a series of small quakes that have struck southern Santa Clara County in recent days.
Gov. Newsom Sends CA Disaster Team To Assist Earthquake-Stricken Puerto RicoA team of California disaster experts left for Puerto Rico Sunday, sent by Gov. Gavin Newsom to assist the island following a string of strong earthquakes.
California to Send Disaster-Recovery Team to Puerto Rico Following Saturday QuakeFollowing another damaging quake that rocked Puerto Rico Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the deployment of 31 disaster specialists to assist Puerto Rico as it rebuilds and recovers.
Magnitude 3.0, 2.7 Earthquakes Strike Near Gilroy OvernightTwo minor earthquakes struck near Gilroy early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.9 Quake Strikes Near Morgan HillA small earthquake struck near Morgan Hill late New Year Day, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.3 Quake Strikes In Mountains West Of CobbA preliminary magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck in the mountains west of Cobb in the North Bay on Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Service's earthquake map.
MyShake Early Earthquake Warning App Sends Out First AlertCalifornia's new earthquake warning app issued its first public alert this week.
Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Rattles San Luis Obispo CountyA magnitude 4.3 earthquake centered near the unincorporated community of Cholame in San Luis Obispo County shook the Central Valley Tuesday morning, according to the USGS.
Deadly Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes PhilippinesA 6-year-old girl was among three people killed when a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Sunday.
New USGS Seismic Hazard Map Shows Increased Risks in East Bay, San JoseSeismologists are extremely concerned about areas of Concord, Walnut Creek and San Jose. The USGS increased shaking estimates by up to 25 percent in the East Bay since the last estimate five years ago.
San Francisco Supes Approve Extending City's Emergency Water System To Put Out FiresSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously declared a State of Urgency, calling on the city to expand its Emergency Firefighting Water System to ensure the entire city is protected in the event of a major earthquake or fire.
Magnitude 4.2 Quake Jolts The Geysers, 2nd Similar-Strength Temblor There in 2 DaysThe United States Geological Survey says a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 struck at 12:34 p.m. Sunday near The Geysers in northern Sonoma County.
Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Rattles Sonoma County Near Kincade Fire SaturdayA 3.9 earthquake rattled Sonoma County near the Geysers on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.8 Earthquake, 2 Others Hit Central California Along San Andreas FaultA series of minor earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault shook an area near Salinas Tuesday morning.
First 2020 Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for MondayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the year for Monday as light winds, high temperatures and vehicle exhaust combine to make air quality unhealthy.
Final Sierra Snowpack Survey of Season Comes Up Dry, Raising Drought ConcernsThe final snow survey of the season in the Sierra Nevada recorded just 1.5 inches snow depth at Phillips Station -- just 3 percent of the May average.
Spring Storm Soaks Bay Area, Dumps Snow in SierraSeveral feet of snow was predicted for the Sierra Nevada during a spring storm with the possibility of scattered showers continuing for much of the week, according to the weather service.
Approaching Storm Front May Bring Heavy Weekend Snow to Sierra, TahoeA late winter storm is headed for the Sierra this weekend where as much as 2 feet of snow is possible on the mountain tops around Lake Tahoe by early Monday.
Winter Storm Front Dumps Snow By The Foot In Tahoe; Much Needed Rain In Bay AreaAfter more than a month of keeping the storm door slammed shut, Mother Nature flung it open Saturday bringing much needed rain to the Bay Area and several feet of snow to the Sierra.
2020 Brought First San Francisco Rain-Free February Since 1864Midnight closed out the first rain-free February in San Francisco since the Civil War, according to the National Weather Service.
Winds Blast Bay Area, Knocking Out Power To Thousands; 209-MPH Gust In SierraStrong, gusty winds reaching hurricane-force levels on Mount St. Helena roared through the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday, ripping down trees, damaging homes in Oakland and Sonoma and triggering outages that left thousands without power.
Weekend High Wind Advisory Issued for Bay Area Through Mid-Morning MondayThe National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory from 7 p.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Monday, warning that downed trees and power lines are possible.
Video: Winter Storm Brings High Surf – And Surfers – To TahoeOn Wednesday, the north shore of Lake Tahoe looked more like the ocean as a winter storm moved in. Courtesy Peter Spain Photography
High Surf Advisory Issued For Bay Area CoastThe National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory in effect on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for coastal parts of the San Francisco Bay Area.