The tremor's epicenter was one mile north of Piedmont, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) east of San Francisco on the Hayward Fault.
Coffee was not needed to wake up news reporters in the San Francisco Bay Area, since an earthquake struck during this morning's live broadcasts.
While Mt. Everest moved, Kathmandu shifted south by over 1.5 meters and was uplifted by nearly a meter by the quake.
For generations, Bedouin nomads living by the Red Sea, have heard noises that sound like cannon blasts accompanying small quakes in the area.
Worrisome revelations continue about serious flaws in the two-year-old structure spanning the San Francisco Bay.
There are some under-appreciated, San Andreas-like faults off Los Angeles that could unleash large quakes and tsunamis. But it's nothing like Hollywood's version.
Mt. Everest recently experienced an avalanche after an earthquake devastated Nepal. How does an avalanche work?
Over the weekend, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. Why did it happen, and how can you help?
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