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South Napa Earthquake Photos

August 25, 2014 | 9:25 am

South Napa Earthquake Photos

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Images from around the Bay Area following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

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What Causes Earthquakes?

August 24, 2014 | 2:32 pm

What Causes Earthquakes?

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The earth is constantly shifting and the Earth’s crust is broken up into many rocky plates, like pieces of a puzzle.

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How to Prepare for the Bay Area’s Next Earthquake

August 24, 2014 | 12:01 pm

How to Prepare for the Bay Area’s Next Earthquake

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What you need for an earthquake kit and how to plan with your family for the next quake.

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Napa-North Bay Earthquake: Social Media Coverage

August 24, 2014 | 11:30 am

Napa-North Bay Earthquake: Social Media Coverage

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Online and social media coverage of 6.0 earthquake that struck the Bay Area at 3:20 a.m. Sunday.

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Dramatic Photos of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath

April 18, 2014 | 8:46 am

Dramatic Photos of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath

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View rare color images on the 108th anniversary, commemorated this morning at Lotta’s Fountain.

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Three Years After Disaster, Crescent City Sports a New ‘Tsunami-Resistant’ Harbor

March 11, 2014 | 10:36 am

Three Years After Disaster, Crescent City Sports a New ‘Tsunami-Resistant’ Harbor

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Rebuilt port, recovering from damage spawned by Japan’s 2011 quake, now ready for big waves. Read more. …

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6.8 Quake Shakes Northern California Coast; No Tsunami Threat

March 10, 2014 | 11:45 am

6.8 Quake Shakes Northern California Coast; No Tsunami Threat

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No reports of damage or injuries, as long, rolling quake hits a region known for big tremors.

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5 Tips If You’re on the New Bay Bridge in an Earthquake

September 5, 2013 | 1:30 pm

5 Tips If You’re on the New Bay Bridge in an Earthquake

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If you’re crossing the bridge when The Big One — or any earthquake — strikes, know what to do.

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November 5, 2011 | 5:25 pm

3.2 Quake Rattles East Bay

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(Bay City News) A 3.2-magnitude earthquake shook the East Bay this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at 2:52 p.m. in roughly the same area that has experienced several 3.0-magnitude or larger seismic events in recent weeks, according to the USGS. This afternoon’s earthquake was centered 2 miles north of Piedmont […]

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3.6 East Bay Quake Felt Throughout Region

May 21, 2011 | 7:11 pm

3.6 East Bay Quake Felt Throughout Region

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If you think you felt an earthquake at 7:05 p.m. in the Bay Area, you did. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that it was magnitude 3.6 tremor with an epicenter just outside the northwest Contra Costa County town of Hercules. Note: The 3.6 shake was 65 minutes past the time, and much less Rapture-causing, than […]

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