How The Loma Prieta Earthquake Shook Up Seismic StandardsSome new Bay Area buildings may have the edge when it comes to riding out the next big earthquake, thanks to seismic-savvy building techniques inspired by hard-won lessons learned in Loma Prieta.
Terrifying Memories Of Loma Prieta Quake Linger 30 Years LaterIt lasted for less than a minute, as short as 15 seconds in some Bay Area neighborhoods, but the memories of the deadly and destructive 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake still linger 30 years later.
Remembering The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake: Jennifer And Joe MontanaThousands had gathered under clear skies and sweltering temperatures at San Francisco's Candlestick Park for Game 3 of the historic Bay Bridge World Series.
Santa Cruz Residents Remember Loma Prieta Damage Three Decades LaterDowntown Santa Cruz is a much different place than it was 30 years ago when the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the town.
Looking Back At Loma Prieta: KPIX Photographers Describe Covering The QuakeOn the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, people across the Bay Area have been remembering what they were doing at the time the 6.9 magnitude quake struck.
Loma Prieta Hero Looks Back On Harrowing Marina Rescue 30 Years LaterAs the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake approaches, KPIX 5 looks back on an act of heroism in the aftermath of the powerful quake.
Pleasant Hill Earthquake Jolts Memories Of 1989 Loma Prieta TemblorJust days before the 30th anniversary of the Loma Preita earthquake, a 4.5 magnitude temblor and more than two dozen aftershocks early Tuesday brought back memories for many of that deadly and destructive 1989 October afternoon.
Former KPIX 5 Reporters Remember Moment The Loma Prieta Earthquake StruckEven for veteran reporters, memories of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake still remain fresh in their minds 30 years after the deadly temblor rocked the Bay Area.
Loma Prieta Quake Had A Lasting Impact On Bay AreaTo long-time San Franciscans there is no greater reminder of the lasting impact of 1989’s killer Loma Prieta earthquake than the beautiful vistas along the waterfront.
Is There A Fault Line In Your Neighborhood?California is covered with a spiderweb network of fault lines, many of them relatively unknown, like the spur of the Calaveras Fault where Monday night's 4.5 quake struck near Pleasant Hill. Here is the U.S. Geoglogical Survey's interactive map of fault lines.
Checklist: What To Pack In Your Earthquake Emergency KitAn emergency earthquake kit can help you and your family survive when a disaster strikes.
What To Do During An Earthquake If You Are OutsideIf you find yourself away from home when an earthquake hits, these guidelines could keep you save from injury and even save your life.
Top 10 Earthquake Survival Kit Must-HavesEarthquakes can happen at any time, so preparedness should be maintained on an ongoing basis.
What To Do Immediately After An EarthquakeAfter an earthquake, no matter where you are, you’re not out of the danger zone.
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.