Aftershocks Expected for Days After Magnitude 6 Quake Shakes Eastern SierraDozens of aftershocks rattled through the Eastern Sierra Friday morning following a magnitude 6 earthquake near the California-Nevada border that tossed boulders onto a major roadway and was felt as far off as Las Vegas and even San Francisco.
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.
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.
July Ridgecrest Quakes Strained Dangerous SoCal Fault That Has Begun to MoveThe earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer increased strain on a major nearby fault which has begun to move, according to a new study.
In Heart of Earthquake Country, Most Homeowners Go Without Quake InsuranceAside from the physical danger, earthquakes can also take a huge financial toll. Why are so few people willing to protect themselves from that?
Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake, Aftershocks Strike PeninsulaA magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck off the coast just south of San Francisco on Saturday morning, jolting local residents from their beds and breakfast tables.
Ridgecrest Hospital's Quake Damage Prompts Questions About State Seismic StandardsRidgecrest Regional is joining hospitals across California in questioning standards designed to keep hospitals open after earthquakes.
FEMA Holds Quake Preparation Training Session In Alameda CountyThe Alameda County Office of Emergency Services hosted a community training session Wednesday, titled “Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage."
Crews Rush to Fix Roads, Utilities in Quake-Stricken California Desert CommunitiesOfficials worked Sunday to repair roads and restore utilities following the largest earthquake in Southern California in nearly two decades.
Multi-Fault Ruptures Can Trigger Larger Earthquakes, Stanford Study FindsOne of the strongest earthquakes in California history was likely caused when one fault line slipped and triggered another slippage along the San Andreas fault, according to new research.
Magnitude 3.7 Quake Shakes Mammoth Lakes in Eastern SierraThe U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.7-magnitude earthquake near Mammoth Lakes in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California.
Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In The Bay AreaIt is never too soon to prepare for a disaster. Fortunately, San Francisco Bay Area emergency preparedness resources offer numerous opportunities to plan ahead for disasters or emergencies of any kind.
Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Rattles Kern CountyAn earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 struck near Ridgecrest on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
8 Fascinating Facts About Earthquakes For KidsThink you know everything there is to know about earthquakes? Test your knowledge against this list.
California's Top Earthquakes Of All TimeTo live in California is to deal with earthquakes. Here is a short list of some of the state’s most devastating earthquakes.