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.
California Earthquake Authority's 'Great California Shakeout'CEA's Great California Shakeout is a one-minute drill to help foster earthquake preparedness.
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.
Updated Earthquake Alert System Tested on BARTBART officials on Monday unveiled an updated, high-tech earthquake warning system that the transit agency believes will save lives if a major quake hits.
5.9 Magnitude Quake Hits Northern HaitiThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken northwestern Haiti.
BART To Test Earthquake Early Warning SystemThe demonstration marks the rollout of a revised version of the ShakeAlert system.
Early Morning Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Hollister A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck San Benito County early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Indonesia Tsunami Toll Tops 800 With Hundreds More Feared DeadRescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise.
Hundreds Dead Following Devastating Indonesia Earthquake, TsunamiAn earthquake-spawned tsunami swept away buildings and killed at least several hundred people on the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, dumping victims across a devastated landscape that rescuers were struggling to reach Saturday.
Volcano Spews Ash on Mexico CityAsh spewing from the Popocatepetl volcano has reached the southern neighborhoods of Mexico's capital.
Earthquakes Hit Indonesia, Including 7.5 Magnitude Tremor Near PaluAt least one person died and 10 were injured, according to Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), after a series of earthquakes struck the island of Sulawesi on Friday afternoon.
Magnitude 2.8 Quake Strikes East BayBART experienced a 10-15 minute slowdown because inspectors needed to look at the tracks to make sure the quake didn't cause any damage.
Deadly Earthquake Rocks Northern JapanA powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator.
3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near CrockettA 3.5 magnitude quake struck near Crockett Saturday afternoon.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Shakes The GeysersAn earthquake measuring 3.8 shook the area around the Geysers on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.8 Earthquake Rattles Lake Tahoe AreaA light earthquake struck along the north shore of Lake Tahoe Thursday afternoon.
3 Earthquakes Strike Iran, 1 Dead, At Least 100 InjuredA series of three earthquakes, included one at magnitude 6, have struck western Iran.
7.3 Earthquake Strikes Coast Of VenezuelaA major earthquake has struck a coastal region of Venezuela Tuesday, swaying buildings in the capital city of Caracas more than 350 miles away.
Massive 8.2 Underground Earthquake Strikes FijiA massive 8.2 magnitude underground earthquake struck Fiji in the Pacific Ocean, according to the US Geological Survey.
East Bay Congressman Swalwell 'Considering' 2020 Presidential RunEast Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell said he is "considering" a possible run for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election.

Weather Stories

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.
Storm's Second Round to Linger Over Sierra Into Weekend Bringing Heavy SnowA series of winter storms made their way through the Sierra Nevada on Thursday and more is in the forecast into the weekend with accumulations on the valley floors around Reno expected by Saturday.
Flash Flooding In Camp Fire Zone Prompts New EvacuationsFor the second time in less than a month, evacuations have been ordered in the area burned by the devastating Camp Fire, this time due to flooding.
Second Pacific Storm Set to Slam Sierra Nevada With Heavy SnowAnother Pacific storm system moved into the Lake Tahoe basin where nearly a foot of snow already has fallen and at least one big ski resort was forced to close on Thursday because of inclement weather.
Weak El Niño Portends Warm, Wet Winter for Much of U.S.No place in the United States is expected to be colder than normal this winter, thanks to a weak El Niño brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.
Florida Panhandle Bears Brunt of Hurricane's Deadly ForceThe destruction to communities dotting the white-sand beaches along the Florida Panhandle is being called catastrophic -- and the area will need billions of dollars to rebuild.