Tsunami

(Juan Pardo/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: No danger anticipated for California following earthquake in Japan

UPDATE, 2:25 p.m.: The U.S. Geological Survey initially put the magnitude at 7.3…

 

This aerial view shows damaged houses in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan,  Friday, April 15, 2016, a day after a magnitude-6.5 earthquake. More than 100 aftershocks from Thursday night's magnitude-6.5 earthquake continued to rattle the region as businesses and residents got a fuller look at the widespread damage from the unusually strong quake, which also injured about 800 people. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)

2nd strong quake hits southern Japan; some reported trapped

MASHIKI, Japan — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1…

 

A woman walks past a car propped up between structures among the debris left behind by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in the coastal town of Coquimbo, Chile, Thursday. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Chile confronts major quake with fortified buildings, alerts

COQUIMBO, Chile — Parts of this port city were a disaster zone…

 

(AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)

Hawaii under tsunami watch after 8.3-magnitude Chile quake

HONOLULU — Hawaii is under a tsunami watch after an 8.3-magnitude earthquake…

(AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)
People evacuate a mall in Santiago after a powerful earthquake, in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesda. (Nadia Perez/AGENCIA UNO via AP)

Strong quake shakes Chile, some tsunami flooding along coast

SANTIAGO, Chile — A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile's northern coast…

People evacuate a mall in Santiago after a powerful earthquake, in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesda. (Nadia Perez/AGENCIA UNO via AP)
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County to replace tsunami warning devices after tests showed flaws

Eight sirens meant to warn San Mateo County residents about the arrival…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Threat of tsunami draws onlookers to Fort Point

Image of the weekKeeping watch: With the threat of a tsunami striking…