Earthquake Bay Area Alert

The latest San Francisco earthquake reports and news, plus how to prepare.

Recent earthquakes in the Bay Area, California and world from the USGS

The United States Geological Survey reports a 4.4 earthquake was centered in Berkeley near Claremont Avenue at about 2:40 a.m. The shaking was felt across the Bay Area. The quake on the Hayward Fault was initially reported a higher magnitude but later downgraded. "The last big earthquake on the ...

An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.Earthquakes can range in size from those that are so weak that they cannot be felt to those violent enough to toss people around and destroy whole cities.

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Introduction. The JMA has two Earthquake Early Warning schemes. One is for the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services, and the other is for the general public. When there is a P-wave detection from any two or more of the 4,235 seismometers installed throughout Japan, the JMA automatically analyzes and predicts the rough area of the earthquake's epicenter.

A system that could warn Kiwis an earthquake is on its way is not being used in New Zealand, but could be an option in the future. The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM) said an Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) system - which is used in quake-prone countries such as ...

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