TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said.
The quake was centered about a mile deep, and near the northern perimeter of the Kincade Fire.
The USGS reported that the first quake hit at 9:08 p.m. Saturday, measuring magnitude 1.6, and occuring about 3 miles south of San Ramon.
The USGS reports a magnitude 2.8 quake hit less than two miles from Cupertino at 10:06 a.m. Saturday.
30 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake, the rebuilding process in parts of Santa Cruz and Watsonville continues.
The city of Oakland commemorated the 42 people who died on the collapsed Cypress freeway, when the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake struck 30 years ago today.
The statewide app is available on sources such as the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Like the first iPhone, MyShake is a first version of what will be an ever improving earthquake alert system. This is not a perfect system. Today, we are making a big leap forward in terms of focusing attention on prevention
The 185-mile long Garlock fault, capable of producing a massive seismic event, has moved for the first time on record.
The state earthquake app, developed at the University of California, Berkeley, is available for download to IOS users through iTunes and through GooglePlay stores for Android phones.
Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4.5 magnitude earthquake triggered an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area that started a fire and kept thousands of people in their homes for hours because of potentially unhealthy air.
This week’s earthquakes have some people in the Bay Area understandably uneasy. A seismologist with the USGS said the earthquakes in San Benito County and Contra Costa are not connected.
A preliminary magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck near Hollister Tuesday afternoon, about 48 miles from Santa Cruz, according to the US Geological Survey. It was downgraded from a magnitude of 4.8.
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled the nerves of many Bay Area residents Monday night, the largest quake to hit the region in five years.
4.5 earthquake strikes the Bay.
The San Francisco area was jolted by a swarm of earthquakes Saturday morning.
In any natural emergency, an early warning even if it comes by in a matter of seconds can be the difference between life and death.
As the Bay Area marks 30 years since the Loma Prieta earthquake, state emergency officials are encouraging people to be prepared for the next big one.
30 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake, contractors and the city of San Francisco are working to make sure buildings are prepared for the next “big one.”
As the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake approaches, the U.S. Geological Survey is urging people to be prepared for another significant earthquake in the Bay Area, sometime in the near future.