6.5 Earthquake in Western Nevada Is Felt in Valley

TONOPAH, Nev. — Authorities in western Nevada checked for possible highway damage following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in a remote area early Friday. The U.S. Geological Service reported the the temblor was reported at 4:03 a.m. about 35 miles west of Tonop...

Earthquake Probed as Possible Cause of So. California Fuel Fire

CROCKETT — Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4.5 magnitude earthquake triggered an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area that started a fire and trapped thousands in their homes for hours because of potentially unhe...

Hollister Area Rolls With Magnitude 4.7 Quake

A magnitude-4.7 earthquake struck a remote area of Central California on Tuesday. But a seismologist said there was no connection to a slightly smaller quake hours earlier in the San Francisco Bay region. Th...
Photo of grocery store merchandise knocked off shelves following Fourth of July earthquake in California

Aftershocks Follow Strongest Cal Earthquake in 20 Years

LOS ANGELES — The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and the Central Valley, as well as parts of Nevada on the July 4th holiday. The earthquake rattled nerves and caused injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter...