earthquake http://kalw.org en Seismic Fallout: What comes after the next 'Big One'? http://kalw.org/post/seismic-fallout-what-comes-after-next-big-one <p></p><p>The shift in landscape is inevitable, especially when you live on a fault-line, like many of us on the West Coast do. A recent report from the US Geological survey found that California’s earthquake map extends over a wider area than previously thought, raising hazard estimates for places like San Jose and Vallejo while reducing estimates in Oakland.</p><p>This raises questions about what life in the Bay Area would be like after a major earthquake, and how prepared we are to cope with it.</p><p><br /> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Holly Kernan 46990 at http://kalw.org Seismic Fallout: What comes after the next 'Big One'? Will San Francisco's buildings stand up in an earthquake? http://kalw.org/post/will-san-franciscos-buildings-stand-earthquake <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This past Monday, Riverside County experienced a magnitude 4.7 earthquake. That’s not really news for Southern California, but this is: an earthquake detection system accurately predicted it.</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:46:36 +0000 Hana Baba 24443 at http://kalw.org Will San Francisco's buildings stand up in an earthquake? Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for June 25, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-june-25-2012 <p>(San Jose Mercury News) // A <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/california-earthquakes/ci_20932401/3-4-earthquake-jolts-south-san-jose">3.4 earthquake occurred</a> at 1:13 am in San Jose this morning. The epicenter was located on San Felipe Road, 10 miles east of the Villages, according to&nbsp;the U.S. Geological Survey. No injuries or damage were reported...</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:25:11 +0000 Irene Florez 12647 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for June 25, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, April 20, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-thursday-april-20-2012 <p>A magnitude <a href="http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20433394/2-4-quake-reported-walnut-creek">2.4 earthquake struck</a> near the intersection of Ygnacio Valley and Oak Grove roads in Walnut Creek just before 9am this morning. The &quot;microquake&quot; did not apparently result in any major property damange or injuries...</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:49:31 +0000 Jordan Katz 9339 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, April 20, 2012