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.
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.