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Latest Earthquakes in California Stories

2006-04-18 14:55:17

By Mary Milliken and Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Franciscans were jolted out of their beds at 5:13 a.m.

2006-04-18 11:49:57

By Mary Milliken and Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Franciscans were jolted out of their beds at 5:13 a.m.

2006-04-18 08:14:02

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-04-17 17:46:09

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-03-29 13:15:55

Scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they described as the most detailed computer simulations of the catastrophic 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

2006-02-25 00:15:00

An earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude rattled Ottawa and western Quebec on Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but there were no reports of injuries or damage.

2006-02-10 06:31:17

Scientists plan to use $2 million in federal "seed money" to try to learn more about the southern San Andreas Fault, including a segment that has not ruptured in more than three centuries.

2006-01-04 05:04:37

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the Gulf of California off the Mexican coast on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey Web site said. It said the quake struck 89 km (56 miles) from Santa Rosalia on the east coast of the Baja California peninsula.

2005-10-14 13:45:00

The San Francisco Bay region has a 25 percent chance of a magnitude 7 or greater earthquake in the next 20 years, and a roughly 1 percent chance of such an earthquake each year, according to the "Virtual California" computer simulation.

2005-10-12 16:10:31

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan on Wednesday, 85 miles north of Islamabad, according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake, which occurred at 1:23 a.m.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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