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.
Proposed South San Francisco Housing Development Raises Earthquake ConcernsAs the city of South San Francisco draws up plans for a proposed new housing community, some are raising concerns about the development's proximity to the San Andreas Fault.
Widely Felt Quake, Aftershocks Rattle Salinas ValleyAn earthquake swarm along the San Andreas Fault, the largest measuring a 4.1 magnitude, rumbled through the Hollister area and the Salinas Valley Friday, rattling nerves but causing no major damage.
West Coast Quake Warning System Now Operational With LimitsAutomated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification.
Small Earthquakes Rattle Pinnacles Nat'l Park AreaThree small earthquakes, one magnitude 3.2, shook Pinnacles National Park near Salinas at 6:46 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Early Morning Earthquakes Jolt Gilroy Residents AwakeA pair of earthquakes -- the largest a magnitude 3.3 -- along the San Andreas fault system jolted Gilroy residents awake early Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Report Predicts Massive Damage On Peninsula In Major QuakeA new report released Wednesday shows exactly what parts of the Bay Area will be at risk if and when a big earthquake strikes the San Andreas Fault.
Small Quake Rumbles Though Central Coast A magnitude 3.1 earthquake on the San Andreas Fault rumbled through the Central Coast early Tuesday, rattling homes from Salinas to Hollister.
3.5 Million California Homes Could Be Damaged In San Andreas Fault RuptureAn estimated 3.5 million homes could be damaged in a magnitude-8 earthquake along the San Andreas fault, according to a new report.
Salton Sea Temblor Swarm Prompts State Advisory On Risk Of Major QuakeThe warning follows a series of small temblors deep under the Salton Sea, located on the 800-mile-long San Andreas fault.
Scientists: San Andreas Fault Long Overdue For Major EarthquakeThe San Andreas Fault is long overdue for a major quake. Scientists are warning residents, particularly in Southern California, to do more to prepare.
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.
4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern CaliforniaA small earthquake gave an early morning wake-up call to the inland region of Southern California.
San Andreas May Be A "Zipper" FaultA new explanation for colliding faults could help explain mysterious fault lines that have mystified geologists for decades.
Fault Threatening Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Possibly Linked To 2nd, Larger FaultThe Hosgri fault has long been considered the greatest seismic threat to Diablo Canyon nuclear plant; scientists think Hosgri may be linked to a longer, more dangerous fault to the north.