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.
Magnitude 2.8 Earthquake Rattles East Bay Near HerculesA 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Contra Costa County early Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.8 Earthquake Shakes San Benito, Monterey CountiesA 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck along a mountain range in San Benito and Monterey Counties Monday.
Earthquake Centered Near Morgan Hill Jostles South Bay Sunday MorningAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck near Morgan Hill early Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Near San Leandro Rattles East Bay Saturday AfternoonA magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck the East Bay Saturday afternoon in the wake of another quake that occurred Friday evening.
Small Earthquake Rattles East Bay Hills Near San RamonA small magnitude 3.2 earthquake jostled the East Bay hills Saturday afternoon but no damage was reported.
4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Los AngelesA small earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area Friday night but there weren’t any immediate reports of major damage or injuries.
UPDATE: Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Rocks Mexican Coast Near AcapulcoThe U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a magnitude 7.0 on the west coast of Mexico near Acapulco that was reportedly felt as far away as Mexico City.
Santa Clara Residents Encouraged to Prepare for EmergenciesSanta Clara County officials urged residents Friday to prepare for the possibility of an emergency like a wildfire or earthquake.
4.1 Earthquake Rattles San Benito, Monterey CountiesA 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck along a mountain range in San Benito and Monterey Counties Tuesday morning.
Cluster of Small Quakes Rattles Lake County Sunday AfternoonMore than a dozen small quakes struck west of Cobb in Lake County on Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Novato Couple Gears Up to Help Haiti Recover From Deadly EarthquakeAs the magnitude of death and destruction mounts following Saturday's earthquake in Haiti, a Novato couple is already at work trying to help what will be a formidable recovery effort.
Hundreds Dead Following Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake in HaitiHaiti’s civil protection agency says hundreds have been killed and hundreds are injured and missing after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the island nation Saturday morning.