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2 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Japan urges toilet paper stock for major quake

On national disaster prevention day, Japan's government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40 percent of the nation's supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

6 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University

9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

13 hrs ago | NBC12

5 things to know about earthquake faults

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, University of Wisconsin Madison, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Geology, Science

17 hrs ago | CTV

Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts parts of northern Pakistan

A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Pakistan, Geology, Science

20 hrs ago | Business Insurance

Insured losses from Napa earthquake could reach $1 billion

A downtown building damaged in Napa, California, after the Aug. 24 6.0-magnitude earthquake, which hit the vineyard-rich Northern California region.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, California, Wine, Drink, World News, Germany

Yesterday | Denver Post

Amid oil and gas boom, Colorado continues role as earthquake lab

University of Colorado researcher Will Yeck checks seismometers where he is monitoring activity around Greeley in the wake of a May 31 earthquake there.


Related Topix: Colorado, Natural Disasters, Greeley, CO

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Manley Hot Springs, AK


Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly... Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which ... (more)


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fairbanks, AK, Prison, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Air Accidents

How You Can Donate to Help the Victims of the Napa Earthquake

Wells Fargo & Company said Thursday that the company will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross of Napa County for relief efforts to support those impacted by the 6.0-magnitude South Napa Earthquake.


Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services, Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Startups, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Institutional Venture Partners

During an earthquake, wine barrels become quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Natural Disasters

NBC Chicago

Napa Wineries Open for Labor Day

Workers at Saintsbury's Winery - which suffered many broken bottles - spent Friday morning picking up grapes and allowed the public to be part of the process.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drink, Wine

KWQC-TV Davenport

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Wine, Drink

Chico Enterprise-Record

Earthquake strikes near Alturas

The USGS reported that 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit at 1:47 a.m. today near Alturas and was near the surface.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Ferguson, MO

Marin Independent Journal

Earthquake sensors on Golden Gate, Richmond-San Rafael bridges measured shaking during Napa quake

As the Earth shook Marin awake early Sunday morning, hundreds of fist-sized sensors mounted on the Golden Gate and Richmond-San Rafael bridges, as well other county buildings, recorded the movement.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Rafael, CA, Geology, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014


In An Earthquake, History Fuels One Writer's Anxiety

While most of America is thinking burgers and swimming this Labor Day weekend, I can't stop thinking about earthquakes.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Vallejo Times-Herald

Napa woman's death found not earthquake related

The Napa woman found dead after Sunday's magnitude 6.0 South Napa Earthquake does not appear to have died as a result of the quake, Napa County officials announced.


Related Topix: Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA

University at Buffalo

Can a stack of computer servers survive an earthquake?

The rack of servers shook, but did not fall, during a simulation that mimicked 80 percent of the force of 1994's Northridge earthquake.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Computers, SUNY Buffalo

Inside Bay Area

Interstate 280 closure begins for holiday weekend seismic retrofit

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will close Thursday afternoon and remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are installed to seismically strengthen an overpass, a Caltrans spokesman said.


Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA, Solano County, CA

The Raw Story

For many Californians, cost of earthquake insurance outweighs the risks

During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, Napa, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)