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More Than 100 Buildings Found Unsafe After Alaska Quake

More than 100 homes and buildings in the Anchorage area have been found unsafe to enter because of damage caused by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake, according to city data. At least another 182 buildings received some kind of damage from …

2 Small Earthquakes Strike Western Colorado

Two mild earthquakes struck western Colorado, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The quakes hit early Tuesday but likely weren’t strong enough to cause any damage. The quakes were both just north of Glenwood Springs. The USGS says a 3.4 quake …

Small Quake Rattles West Central California Valley

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake rattled the rural west side of the San Joaquin Valley early, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. No damages were reported. The USGS reported the temblor occurred at 5:07 a.m. on Tuesday and was centered 6 miles northwest …

West Coast Quake Warning System up and Running

Automated 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, officials said Wednesday. “We’re making a large change from a …

ShakeOut an Opportunity to Sell Earthquake Policies in California and Beyond

Millions of people are expected to drop, cover and hold on at 10:18 a.m. PST on Thursday, which should be a good opportunity for insurance agents to try and sell some policies, according to the head of the California Earthquake …

Small Temblor Shakes Inland Southern California Area

Some inland Southern California communities received an early morning jolt from a minor earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The USGS says the magnitude-3.4 tremor occurred at 5:44 a.m. Thursday. The quake was centered 2 miles southwest of San Bernardino …

Earthquake Jolts Southwestern Utah Desert

A small earthquake hit the southwestern Utah desert overnight. The University of Utah’s seismograph stations recorded the 3.8 magnitude earthquake just before midnight Tuesday. The epicenter was 15 miles northwest of Cove Fort, a historical site in Millard County. The …

M6.3 Earthquake Confirmed on Remote Alaskan Island

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Wednesday night in Alaska, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The center reported the quake occurred in the remote Andreanof Islands region of Alaska, but was felt almost 70 miles away in Adak. It had a …

Researchers Use Supercomputers to Quantify Quake Risk Across San Francisco Bay Area

Scientists and engineers are simulating precisely how a large-magnitude earthquake along the Hayward Fault would affect different locations and buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area. A team from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, both U.S. …

USGS: M3.5 Quake Hit San Francisco Bay Area

A small earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The USGS said a 3.5-magnitude temblor struck at 7:18 p.m. Monday. The quake was centered …