Earthquake

03 Jan 2023

Upcoming Storm Could Produce Wettest Day In San Francisco History

If these recent weather patterns continue, San Francisco is going to go from being the ‘City by the Bay’ to being the city under the Bay.  Saturday’s atmospheric river brought a thunderstorm that ranked as the second wettest day in San Francisco history And, if reports are to be believed,

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20 Dec 2022

Why Did(n’t) MyShake Warn Me?

The noise woke my partner first. I heard it distantly, still ascending from the depths of a REM cycle. Its robotic voice, preceded by a red-alert siren, warned of impending shaking. Knowing that it’s safest to stay in bed if an earthquake strikes at night, we looked at each other

Jake Warren 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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16 Nov 2022

Earthquake Rattles Half Moon Bay

A M2.9 earthquake struck just south of Half Moon Bay shortly before 9:30 last night. Residents of San Mateo and Redwood City also reported feeling the jolt. It happened at a depth of 10.4 kilometers, or 6.4 miles, beneath the rugged coastline within the San Gregorio Fault Zone. The San

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25 Oct 2022

Largest Bay Area Earthquake in 8 Years Strikes San Jose

Tuesday’s M5.1 was the strongest to strike the Bay Area since the South Napa earthquake in 2014. That event, a M6.0, resulted in one death and dozens of injuries. The quake occurred on the Calaveras Fault, known among geologists as a “creeping fault.” It usually moves aseismically, or without producing

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13 Sep 2022

Is The Bay Area’s “Earthquake Drought” Ending?

Sunday night’s earthquake was unremarkable by California standards. For some, the M2.9 tremor was their very first seismic experience. A burp of the notorious Hayward Fault, it struck near the mouth of the Caldecott Tunnel directly beneath Highway 24, where it dams Lake Temescal. North Oakland’s Rockridge and Piedmont neighborhoods,

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13 Sep 2022

Which Bay Area Bridges Can Survive A Major Earthquake?

Earthquakes are as much a part of Bay Area life as fog, hills and cable cars. But for some reason, other than learning about the wreckage of past quakes, the average Bay Area resident doesn’t spend much time discussing how a large earthquake would effect modern Bay Area infrastructure. The Hayward

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29 Sep 2020

Emergency Tips: Recent Fires, Earthquakes Remind Us to Be Prepared

A group of earthquakes hit just above Santa Clara County Tuesday morning, located about 6 miles northeast of Milpitas. The quakes, ranging from magnitudes of 1.3 to 3.3 struck in the course of under one hour with the latest, and largest, at just before 9:30 a.m. A swarm of very

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16 Oct 2019

Concord Fault Is Reminding People of the Danger beneath Our Feet

Decades have gone by since the Bay Area felt the power of a strong earthquake and each passing year without a major incident creates a greater sense of complacency. However, Monday night served as a wakeup call – a fairly gentle reminder that ‘it’s not if, but when.’ Those who

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