Mouseover this interactive USGS map to locate local fault lines and recent earthquakes.

Call it nature’s great alarm clock.

A 4.0 earthquake, centered in the Oakland Hills just north of Piedmont, rattled much of the central Bay Area this morning, jolting thousands of residents out …read more

Source: The Lowdown

Interactive Earthquake Map: Get to Know Your Local Faults 20 August,2015Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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