Crockett Fuel Tank Fire Raises Questions About Refineries On Fault LinesThe cause explosion and fire at the NuStar Energy facility in Crockett is still unknown, but on Tuesday it was revealed that the Monday night earthquake in Pleasant Hill was part of that investigation.
SoCal Earthquakes Have Bay Area Residents In A Rush To Get PreparedThe recent earthquakes in Southern California were enough to get Berkeley resident Sam Kohn to take stock of what he had at home. He bought an earthquake preparedness kit at Ace Hardware.
7.1 Quake In Southern California A Reminder 'The Big One' Could Strike Bay Area AnytimeThe 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Ridgecrest is a reminder to people living in Northern California that the ‘Big One’ could strike here. In fact, a large quake on the Hayward fault is overdue.
California Is Experiencing A 100-Year Earthquake DroughtRecent storms may have ended the drought when it comes to water, but now California is in the midst of a drought of a different kind -- an earthquake drought.
Magnitude 3.5 Quake Rattles East BayThe USGS put the epicenter two miles east of Oakland with a magnitude of 3.5.
Super Computers Predict Damage From Major Hayward FaultLawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratory scientists have created the most realistic three-dimensional predictions to date of the damage from a magnitude 7 quake on the Hayward Fault.
Water Main Break Caused By Movement On The Hayward FaultThe USGS says a water main break was caused by what's called a creep - a constant or periodic movement - on the Hayward Fault.
UC Berkeley Scientists Capture The Voice Of The 4.4 Quake When a 4.4 earthquake on the Hayward fault jolted thousands from their sleep, scientists at UC Berkeley were not only looking at the oscillations on their seismographs, but they were listening to the rumble of the earth.
Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Hits Near BerkeleyA small magnitude 3.3 earthquake centered in the East Bay rattled Berkeley residents Wednesday afternoon, according to the US Geological Survey website.
2 Bay Area Earthquake Faults Found To Be ConnectedThe most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds.
USGS To Set Off Multiple Blasts Along Hayward Fault To Study Seismic ConnectionsResearchers with the U.S. Geological Survey have come up with a bang-up experiment to see if the Hayward Fault has dangerous connections to other East Bay faults.
Sidewalk That Showed Movement Of Hayward Fault 'Fixed'A chunk of sidewalk in Hayward that offered a visual reminder of the power of seismic faults has been ‘fixed,’ much to the dismay of scientists and locals.
Alarming Discovery Shows Bay Area's 2 Most Dangerous Earthquake Faults May Be ConnectedScientists have discovered an alarming connection underwater: Two of the most dangerous earthquake faults in the Bay Area.
Shallow Earthquake Strikes Berkeley Along Hayward FaultThe U.S. Geological Survey reported a 2.5-magnitude earthquake Thursday morning in the East Bay.
6 Ingenious Earthquake Safety Tools To Emerge 1 Year After Napa QuakeFrom early warning systems that provide a 30-second countdown to robots that search for heartbeats above the rubble, here are six of the most innovative tools changing the way we think about earthquake safety.