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. 
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.
Deadly Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes PhilippinesA 6-year-old girl was among three people killed when a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Sunday.
New USGS Seismic Hazard Map Shows Increased Risks in East Bay, San JoseSeismologists are extremely concerned about areas of Concord, Walnut Creek and San Jose. The USGS increased shaking estimates by up to 25 percent in the East Bay since the last estimate five years ago.

Weather Stories

Freak Thunderstorm Downs Tree Branches, Battering Cars Around San FranciscoIt was an unexpectedly busy Sunday for cleanup crews across the city of San Francisco after high winds knocked down a lot of branches and uprooted some smaller trees.
Family on Slopes of Mount Diablo Sees Lightning Spark Blaze Near Their HomeSunday's surprising thunderstorm lit up the foothills beneath Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County and with it came the fires. One family had a front-row seat -- close enough to hear and feel the lightning.
August Tropical Thunderstorm Rocks Bay Area; Lightning Strikes Spark Widespread WildfiresA rare August storm system rolled through the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday, packing a combination of dry lightning and high winds that triggered wildfires throughout the region.
Heat Wave Melts Away Business at Outdoor Restaurants in East BayThe first weeklong heat wave to hit the Bay Area since the pandemic forced restaurants to start outdoor dining was, in the East Bay, an unwelcome challenge to reopening.
Heat Drives Surge in Coastside Crowds Flouting Beach Distancing DirectivesPacifica's mayor is urging people to stay away from the city's beaches this weekend as temperatures rise around the Bay Area.
State Power Officials Lift Rolling Outage Order; Electricity Being Restored To Bay Area NeighborhoodsStraining under a spike in demand for electricity under sweltering temperatures, state power grid officials Friday night ordered utilities companies for the first time since the energy crisis in 2001 to begin rolling, one-hour outages to thousands of customers.
First 2020 Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for MondayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the year for Monday as light winds, high temperatures and vehicle exhaust combine to make air quality unhealthy.
Final Sierra Snowpack Survey of Season Comes Up Dry, Raising Drought ConcernsThe final snow survey of the season in the Sierra Nevada recorded just 1.5 inches snow depth at Phillips Station -- just 3 percent of the May average.
Spring Storm Soaks Bay Area, Dumps Snow in SierraSeveral feet of snow was predicted for the Sierra Nevada during a spring storm with the possibility of scattered showers continuing for much of the week, according to the weather service.