Hayward Fault Zone Facts

Hayward Fault Zone Facts

The Hayward Fault Zone derived its name from the city of Hayward in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Hayward Fault is an extended and destructive crack in the Earth that slices through the Bay Area. Moreover, the fault branches out to merge with the Calaveras Fault, which is located to the east of San José. If both faults were […]

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Barbados

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Barbados

On Thursday, a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck an area in the ocean near Barbados, and was also felt throughout the Caribbean region. There are no reports yet of injuries to residents or damage to buildings or other property. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake’s epicenter was tracked to 81 miles northeast of Bridgetown, the […]