Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Near ConcordA magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck Contra Costa County Thursday morning, which was felt in much of the East Bay and other parts of the Bay Area.
Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes Near Cobb In Lake CountyA magnitude 3.6 earthquake has struck near the town of Cobb in Lake County, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday night.
Deaths Reported After 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake In CroatiaA strong earthquake hit central Croatia on Tuesday, destroying buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into rubble-covered streets in a town southeast of the capital.
Small Earthquake Strikes Near San Juan BautistaA small earthquake with a 3.2 magnitude rattled the north end of the Gabilan Mountain Range near the town of San Juan Bautista Sunday morning, the USGS reported.
3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Humboldt CountyA small earthquake shook an area of Northern California near the Oregon border Friday morning.
Small Thursday-Evening Earthquake Rattles Area Around HollisterA 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of San Benito and Monterey counties early Thursday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.4, 3.0 Magnitude Earthquakes Shake San Juan BautistaA small earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude shook an area of San Benito County Wednesday, followed by a second quake.
7.0 Earthquake Strikes Aegean Sea Between Turkey, Greek Island; At Least 14 DeadA strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Several buildings were wrecked in Turkey’s western Izmir province, according to officials.
7.5 Alaska Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning For Region; No Threat To CaliforniaA large earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude struck Alaska on Monday, prompting a tsunami warning for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula.
Major Earthquake Retrofit Work Complete At Lake Merced Pump StationIt all started with a 2002 state law demanding quake-resilient water delivery. Nearly $5 billion later, San Francisco has retrofit the system from Hetch Hetchy to the city, just now crossing the finish line on the shore of Lake Merced.
2.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near MilpitasA 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit early Friday morning, just days after a swarm of quakes rattled the shoreline of the Calaveras Reservoir.
Earthquake Swarm Rattles Calaveras Reservoir East of Milpitas An earthquake swarm of at least three small temblors ranging from 2.7 to 3.3 in magnitude rattled the shoreline of the Calaveras Reservoir east of Milpitas Tuesday morning -- the second time in three days that multiple earthquakes shook the area.
Small Earthquake Rattles South Bay Near MilpitasA small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck in the hills above Milpitas Sunday afternoon.
Pair Of Small Earthquakes Strike East Of San LeandroA pair of small earthquakes struck the East Bay late Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Cluster Of 7 Small Quakes Rattle Mendocino CountyA cluster of small earthquakes rattled Mendocino County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3 Small Earthquakes Rattle South Bay Monday AfternoonA pair of earthquakes jostled the area around Milpitas Monday afternoon, followed a few minutes later by a third quake near Saratoga.
Overnight Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Strikes The GeysersA magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck far northern Sonoma County near The Geysers early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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. 

Weather Stories

Storm System Brings Scattered Showers To Bay Area With Heavier Rain AheadThe first in a series of wet storm systems brought some rain to the Bay Area Friday, with much heavier precipitation forecast for next week.
North Bay Rescue Crews on Alert Following Weekend High Surf AdvisoryRecent high-surf-related fatalities are prompting Sonoma County rescue authorities to issue an emphatic appeal to the public to exercise caution when venturing near the coast this weekend.
Coast Guard Rescue Efforts Launched After Wild Waves Draw Sightseers to Hazardous BeachesSunday morning, the National Weather Service put out an alert for high surf on Bay Area beaches, warning people to stay away. But people flocked to the shoreline anyway and at least two people have been pulled into the wild waves.
2020 Sets Record With 22 Separate Billion-Dollar Climate, Weather Disasters in U.S.An astonishing 22 separate weather and climate disasters costing over $1 billion each occurred in the U.S. in 2020. Western wildfires accounted for a total of $16.5 billion in damage.
Hardy Horde Takes the New Year 'Polar Plunge' at Ocean Beach in San FranciscoIt’s tradition that's as durable as it is inexplicable: seemingly sane people jumping into frigid water on New Year’s Day.
Rain Soaks Bay Area Monday, Returning Later In the WeekWidespread rain fell across the Bay Area early Monday morning, with additional showers forecast before skies gradually clear in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Santa Cruz Mountains Residents Wary as Storms Drench Slide-Prone Burn ScarsWith rain systems again cycling through Northern California, attention is turning back to the scene of the fires that raged in August.
Welcome Storm Douses North Bay Burn Zones Ending Long, Brutal Fire SeasonAfter a long, dry autumn, a significant amount of rain has finally fallen in Northern California and, in the North Bay, it officially means fire season is at an end.
High Surf Hazard Warning Issued for Bay Area Beaches Monday, TuesdayThe National Weather Service has issued a warning of hazardous conditions Monday and Tuesday along the coastline of Northern California.