Powerful 7.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Alaska Coast; Tsunami Warning ExpiresA powerful 7.8 earthquake struck the Alaska Peninsula late Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning that sent residents fleeing to higher ground before it was called off without any damaging waves.
UC Berkeley Scientists Developing Mobile Earthquake ShakeAlert AppSeismologists at University of California at Berkeley are developing a mobile ShakeAlert app to notify Bay Area residents when an earthquake has begun.
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.
California's 'Big One' Could Be A Volcanic EruptionCalifornia's next 'big one' may not be an earthquake. According to a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey, a future volcanic eruption is not only inevitable, hundreds of thousands of people are in harm's way.
3.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Morgan HillA 3.1-preliminary magnitude earthquake struck near Morgan Hill Monday evening.
Magnitude 3.9 Quake Strikes Off Coast Of EurekaThe USGS reported that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 hit off the California coast about late Monday morning.
6.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Coast Of ChileA 6.1 earthquake hit Chile's north-central region but authorities say no injuries or damage were reported and discounted the possibility of a tsunami.
New Study Indicates Link Between Moon Phases And EarthquakesA new study that says there may be a link between earthquakes and the moon and sun could change the way scientists study tectonic plates.
2.6 Magnitude Quake Rattles Sonoma CountyA 2.6 magnitude quake struck in Sonoma County Monday morning.
25 Years After Loma Prieta Earthquake, Numerous Advances Made In Early Warning SystemsIn 1989, a gallon of gas was just less than a dollar, the first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on TV, and the first GPS satellites were launched into orbit. Twenty-five years later, GPS is the key to new technology allowing seismologists to warn us when a big quake is about to hit.
Scientists Expect Aftershocks From Napa Quake To Continue For MonthsScientists were at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park on Thursday, sharing some of the information they have gathered on the ground in studying last month’s Napa earthquake.
2 Small Quakes Rattle Central CaliforniaTwo small quakes occurred Thursday evening near Hollister.
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.
California Drought Creating Toxic Clams In San Francisco BayCalifornia’s ongoing drought is affecting much more than just drinking water supplies as scientists are looking into how declining rainfall may be increasing the toxicity of the San Francisco Bay.
3.2 Magnitude Quake Shakes Monterey CountyA 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck an area near Soledad in Monterey County Friday night.