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An earthquake early warning system for California was finalized two years ago and passed into law last year, but it has not yet been implemented pending funding. Given that estimates of the cost of last weekend's Napa Valley quake are reaching $1 billion,
Nicholas Dillon, a 13-year-old California boy, suffered multiple pelvic fractures after a brick chimney fell onto his back during the magnitude-6.0 that rippled through Napa on Saturday.
These advancements could save lives.
Scientists increasingly believe that underground disposal of fracking wastewater is causing earthquakes -- not only in Texas, but across the country. The post Texas Proposes Tougher Rules On Fracking Wastewater After Earthquakes Surge appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Damages from the earthquake that hit the San Francisco area this weekend are estimated to be as high as $4 billion. For many cities around the world, particularly coastal cities situated on the geologically active Ring of Fire, an earthquake could be catastrophically destructive. Show More Summary
A 13-year-old boy says he "should be dead" after a brick chimney fell onto him during Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., leaving him seriously injured.
LONDON (AP) — Earthquakes are rocking Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, adding to concerns that magma movements may trigger an eruption that could hinder air traffic.
When the Napa earthquake hit, Jawbone's data scientists saw sleep patterns disrupted in near-real time. This article contains interviews with Monica Rogati, vice president of data science at Jawbone, and Eugene Mandel, data scientist at Jawbone. Read Full Story
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.
Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and overall seismic activity remained high, the country's Meteorological Office said on Wednesday. The rumblings at Iceland's largest volcano system have raised worries of an eruption which could spell trouble for air travel. Show More Summary
In the aftermath of Sunday’s Napa Valley earthquake, local gay activists Eric Oesterle and husband Rob Doughty (popular Bay Area DJ Rotten Robbie) decided to launch a fresh riff on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Initiating their “Napa Earthquake Wine Bucket Challenge” on YouTube, the duo’s hilariously Carrie-esque venture into viral video has already nabbed […]
While many storerooms and cellars in Napa Valley were rattled by the quake, the grape harvest barely skipped a beat
The sun is out, the surf is up and it’s a beautiful Southern California day. That’s right, we might be plagued by earthquakes and gridlock, but when the elements align, which is nearly every day, when you get behind the wheel and crank up the radio, you feel like a million bucks. So I just […] The post Take It Easy appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
As aftershocks continue to rock California's wine country, the Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its competition lineup today. "Our thoughts are with everyone in the Napa Valley who has suffered losses from the recent earthquake," said fest Co-Founder/Artistic Director Marc Lhormer of Sunday's temblor, the Bay Area's biggest in a quarter-century. Show More Summary
Three decades after some California cities began requiring old brick buildings to be seismically retrofitted, thousands across the state still have not been strengthened and are in danger of collapse during a major earthquake.
As doctors treated injured locals and geologists measured ruptures, one Napa man flew his drone around downtown to film the damage caused by Sunday's earthquake. See also: Jawbone UP Data Shows How Many Woke Up During the Napa Earthquake On...Show More Summary
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Napa earthquake is a warning for CA's nuclear plants; Another coal plant bites the dust in NC; Cutting emissions will save more money than it costs; PLUS: Fighting drought with a 'salmon cannon'. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, an earthquake rocked northern California in the wee hours of the morning. According to CNN, it was the strongest earthquake to hit the area in 25 years. Jawbone, makers of the ‘UP’ fitness band/sleep tracker, smartly used their aggregated user data to insert themselves into the conversation …