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Bay Area Earthquake Likelihood
Bay Area earthquake history. Since 1836, there have been five earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area with a magnitude of 6.75 or higher.
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered on the Hayward fault near the UC-Berkeley campus jolts the Bay Area
The Bay Area was woken up by an earthquake last night, is grumpy now The quake was more annoying than devastating, causing little damage outside of interrupted sleep
This map shows the composite shaking hazard across the Bay Area based on all earthquake scenarios and likelihood information using the Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI) scale.
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...
San Francisco Bay Area residents have been shaken out of their slumber by a magnitude 4.4 earthquake that was felt over a wide area. The quake struck at 2.39am about 2 miles (3km) from Berkeley, just across the bay from San Francisco, according to the US Geological Survey.
The Earthquake Safety Program addresses the original BART system completed between 1972 and 1976, with a service area spanning three counties-Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco.
In earthquake prediction, geologists work in probability distributions rather than absolute terms. Consensus is growing, however, of the likelihood of a large and devastating earthquake to strike California. Why are scientists beginning to worry? The San Andreas Fault hasn’t produced a big ...
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The 1868 earthquake occurred well before the East Bay region was extensively urbanized. The following year, in 1869, the William Meek Estate became one of the first developments in the area, built on 3,000 acres (12 km²) in what became known as the Cherryland district of Eden Township.