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M4.0 Quake Shakes San Francisco Bay Area

Authorities say a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Fremont, about 35 miles southeast …

Small Earthquake Strikes Northern California over Weekend

A small earthquake has struck near the mountain town of Truckee in Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.5 quake occurred about 6:36 p.m. Saturday. The epicenter was 9 miles northwest of Truckee and 24 miles west of …

Small Quake Shakes Central Oklahoma

An earthquake has rattled part of central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded about 8:13 a.m. Sunday about four miles east-southeast of Jones in Oklahoma County. Geologists say the temblor occurred at a depth …

M4.2 Quake Hits Oregon, No Reported Damage

Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene. Hundreds of people reported to the U.S. Geological Survey that they felt the quake, which struck at 8:42 …

California Funds Incentives For Earthquake Protection

When California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the 2015-2016 budget, it included $3 million in funding to expand the Earthquake Brace and Bolt program and clarified that the program’s grants are income-tax exempt at the state level. California Insurance Commissioner Dave …

Small Earthquake Rattles Southern California Desert

The U.S. Geological Survey says a light earthquake struck Southern California on Sunday morning. The magnitude 4.1 quake occurred at 6:02 a.m. Sunday at a depth of about 7 miles. The quake was located about 7 miles northeast of Borrego …

Minor Quake Felt In Alaska Communities, No Reported Damage

A light earthquake was felt across a large part of southcentral Alaska on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the magnitude 4.3 quake was recorded at 7:49 a.m. in the Cook …

M3.3 Quake Shakes Part of Northern Oklahoma

Parts of northern Oklahoma have been shaken by an earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.3 temblor was recorded at 10:20 a.m. Sunday less than 11 miles southeast of Tonkawa in Kay County near the Kansas border. Geologists …

Earthquake in Nepal Kills at Least 41, Injures Many, on Heels of April Temblor

An earthquake in Nepal on Tuesday killed at least 41 people and injured more than 1,000, a little over two weeks after thousands died in an even more powerful temblor. The 7.3 magnitude quake at 12:35 p.m. Indian time was …

Northern Washington Rattled By Small Quake

A relatively small magnitude 3.7 earthquake shook the ground north of Seattle on Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake at 1:42 a.m. was about 8 miles northeast of Bryant, in Snohomish County. About 50 people in Arlington, about 10 …