Earthquake! 5 Things You Should Know That Could Save Your Life (And Sanity) When ‘The Big One’ StrikesWith the 25th anniversary of the destructive Loma Prieta earthquake on Friday, local, state and federal agencies were reminding Bay Area residents how to stay prepared.
Small Earthquake Hits Hayward Fault East Of BerkeleyA small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.
Fault System Off West Coast Poses Greater Mega Quake Risk Than San AndreasThe Cascadia fault system, which sits about 100 miles off shore, runs from California to Vancouver. The subduction zone is believed to have caused a 9.0 earthquake in 1700, the largest known quake ever to have hit the lower 48 states.
‘Big One’ Still Predicted After Magnitude 8.2 Chile EarthquakeBut Tuesday night’s quake, which would have been the 2nd largest ever to hit the lower 48 states if it struck along our coast, was not the big one seismologists are expecting.
SoCal Fault May Bring Quakes Worse Than San Andreas 'Big One'Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded "Big One" from the more famous San Andreas Fault.
New Bay Bridge Span Designed To Withstand Big QuakeIt’s the most expensive public works project in California’s history. Every day, 280-thousand cars thump over the reason it all began. It’s at pier E9 where the cantilever meets the incline section. Little do commuters know, they’re rolling over the reason for spending $6 billion.