News and Announcements
25th anniversary TV Special on KGO 7 TV featuring USGS scientists David Schwartz and Brad Aagaard.
This episode focuses on the Bay Area earthquake that postponed the game and brought the community together in the face of tragedy.
Randi Kaye will share untold stories from beneath the rubble.
From the archives: Mercury News, Oct. 18, 1989, afternoon edition.
Read the San Francisco Magazine cover story online (pages 69–83).
25 years after Loma Prieta quake: BART, then a lifeline, now stronger than ever.
Earthquake Insert published by the SF Examiner on Oct 17, 2014. Covers earthquake insurance and recovery.
Article by Michael Antonoff about how technology helps prepare us for inevitable earthquakes in the Bay Area.
More volunteers are needed to help supplement firefighters responding to emergencies following a significant earthquake.
On Wed., April 29, from 6:30–8:30 p.m., Menlo Park Fire and USGS will host the “GET READY” to Be Prepared! training class in the Rambo Auditorium at USGS in Menlo Park.
The 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake was Friday, October 17, 2014.
Organizations throughout the Bay Area held activities and events to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake.
ShakeOut is an annual earthquake drill held on the third Thursday of October. This year’s ShakeOut was held on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:16am.
Most Recent Meeting
Loma Prieta 25 Partner Planning Meeting
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Recent Significant Earthquakes
August 17, 2015 13:49:17 UTC
August 15, 2015 07:47:06 UTC
August 12, 2015 18:49:23 UTC
August 10, 2015 04:12:14 UTC
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