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2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Napa County

NAPA COUNTY (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake has struck Napa County Monday morning.

The USGS says the quake’s epicenter was located 5 miles east of Yountville and struck at a depth of 5.7 mles. 183 more words


Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie 'San Andreas'

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. 891 more words


USGA unveils research that could help predict earthquakes

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — During a presentation this week, the United States Geological Service unveiled a new technology that could help to predict earthquakes.

Geologists have been studying individual fault lines for a long time, but in recent years, they have gained a better understanding how how an earthquake on one fault can trigger quakes on another. 91 more words


Two (make that 3 so far) earthquakes so far in Nevada today....

I did not feel them, but they happened.  And they happened not far from Las Vegas!

At 11:47 PST, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck about 24 miles south of Caliente, NV.   159 more words


Aftershocks Rattle Napa Following 4.1 Earthquake Thursday

YOUNTVILLE (CBS SF) — A moderate earthquake jolted the Bay Area followed by a few minor aftershocks overnight.

The 4.1 magnitude quake struck just before 8 p.m. 321 more words


Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Shakes California's Napa Valley

NAPA (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says Northern California was struck by a magnitude-4.1 earthquake. No injuries or damage has been reported.

The USGS says the quake struck at 7:53 p.m. 58 more words