6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nevada, Felt as Far as California and Utah

An earthquake with a 6.4 magnitude hit Nevada on Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. People on social media reported that they felt the event as far as California and Utah.
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THE MY SHAKE APP: AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM TO DETECT EARTHQUAKES IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD. The state earthquake app was developed at UC Berkeley. THE MY SHAKE APP uses ground motion sensors across the state to detect earthquakes before people feel them. “The alerts will only go to people that...
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West Coast gets hit by ANOTHER earthquake (and after shock!!!)

Just when you think its safe on the West Coast, you find out there is still a whole lot of shaking going on. Early this morning a magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit Seattle . As reported by Seattle Times , which is local to the area, it happened just before 3 a.m PST and hit the Puget Sound region,...
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Earthquake phobia? Where's Sacramento's closest fault lines?

So as our neighbors to the south in California have been reminded that we are indeed in earthquake country with their recent powerful quakes, its worth a reminder that northern California has its fair share of fault lines as well, but where are the closest ones? Fortunately Sacramento is at a lower...
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