World Dec 8, 2015

Guatemala jolted by deep M5.7 temblor; no damage reported

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook southern Guatemala on Monday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, though there were no immediate reports of damage. The USGS said that the epicenter was near the country's Pacific coast, less than a mile (1 km) from the municipality of ...

World Sep 2, 2015

Washington's Grand Coulee Dam inspected after M4.2 temblor hits nearby

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck near Grand Coulee Dam, the largest U.S. hydropower facility, in northeastern Washington state on Tuesday, prompting an immediate inspection of the facility but leaving no visible damage, a spokeswoman said. Operation of the Columbia River dam, which supplies electricity to 11 ...

Strong quake rocks California wine country, injuring dozens

World Aug 25, 2014

Strong quake rocks California wine country, injuring dozens

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring more than 100 people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa. The quake, the biggest in the region in ...