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$1M Damage estimate from Plumas County Earthquake

Officials in a part of rural northeastern California that was shaken by a magnitude-5.7 earthquake last week are estimating that the temblor caused more than $1 million in damage.

05/28/2013

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4 Dozen Aftershocks Rattle Northern California After 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake

At least 22 aftershocks have struck following an earthquake in far northeastern California that was felt as far away as San Francisco and in two other states.

05/23/2013

A service tunnel inside the old Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Hidden Tunnel Reveals Engineering Secrets Of The New Bay Bridge

The self-anchored suspension tower may be what makes the new Bay Bridge tower iconic, but a hidden aspect of the structure actually acts as the nerve center of the new eastern span.

02/27/2013

The new eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge is designed to withstand earthquakes. (CBS)

New Bay Bridge Span Designed To Withstand Big Quake

It’s the most expensive public works project in California’s history. Every day, 280-thousand cars thump over the reason it all began. It’s at pier E9 where the cantilever meets the incline section. Little do commuters know, they’re rolling over the reason for spending $6 billion.

02/03/2013

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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Fairfield

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake hit in the Fairfield area on Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

01/25/2013

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2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 struck near Milpitas Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

12/25/2012

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Magnitude-3.8 Quake Strikes Northern California

A magnitude-3.8 earthquake has struck in Humboldt County.

12/19/2012

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UPDATE: Large Earthquake Strikes Off Mexico Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

12/14/2012

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4.2-Magnitude Quake Reported Off California-Oregon Coast

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean about 140 miles off the coast of Oregon and California.

11/07/2012

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Central California Wilderness Shaken By 4.2 Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale has struck a wilderness area of Central California.

10/29/2012

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Moderate Earthquake Rattles Solano County

An earthquake rattled parts of Solano County on Monday morning. The 3.3 magnitude hit near Green Valley just southwest of Fairfield.

10/08/2012

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Police Say No Reports Of Damage From Beverly Hills Quake

Authorities in California say a small but shallow earthquake centered in the heart of Beverly Hills shook a lot of people awake but caused no injuries or damage.

09/07/2012

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