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  • 3.9 quake strikes near Berkeley, second of the day

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Thursday evening one mile from Berkeley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:16 p.m. at a depth of 5.6 miles. According to the Geological Survey, the epicenter was three......
  • UPDATE: Man dies after being struck by Amtrak train in Westmont

     
    A man believed to be in his 50s died this afternoon after being struck by an Amtrak train on Burlington Northern-Santa Fe tracks in Westmont, …...
  • Berkeley earthquake: Much chatter about 3.9 temblor, but little damage

     
    Berkeley earthquake: Much chatter, little damage about 3.9 temblor...
  • Berkeley earthquake hits during ‘Shakeout’ drill

     
    Berkeley earthquake: Just hours after 8.5 million Californians were expected to duck and cover in participation with the "Great California Shake-Out" to prepare for the Big One, Berkeley was shaken by a 3.9 magnitude quake....
  • Defense Department, USGS to study Mexican earthquakes

     
    Defense Department, USGS to study Mexico earthquakes...
  • County prepares for winter

     
    A historic winter highlighted by the blizzard of 2011 has local and county officials gearing up a bit sooner for the inevitable change from the …...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Bridgeport

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon six miles from Bridgeport, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:38 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time at a depth of 4.3 miles. According to the USGS, the......
  • Statewide earthquake drill, ShakeOut, planned Thursday morning

     
    ShakeOut: Millions expected to take part in California's annual earthquake drill....
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Julian

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon 11 miles from Julian, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:32 p.m. at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14......
  • New trio of earthquakes rumble under Berkeley

     
    A trio of earthquakes rattled Berkeley just as Saturday began, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The aftershocks came just two days after a pair of quakes shook Berkeley, include one strong enough to knock items off shelves. The first......
  • 3.4 earthquake strikes northwest of Las Vegas

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. A shallow, magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported at 7:20 p.m. Saturday about three miles from Pritchards Station in central Nevada, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According......