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Earthquake Bay Area May 28 2015
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 ...
There are three main types of fault, all of which may cause an interplate earthquake: normal, reverse (thrust) and strike-slip.Normal and reverse faulting are examples of dip-slip, where the displacement along the fault is in the direction of dip and movement on them involves a vertical component.
While many Bay Area residents are familiar with the hazards associated with earthquakes, there are other hazards that can impact the region. This map application is intended to
When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology.
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A magnitude-6.2 earthquake left more than 700 dead near Wenping, China, on Aug. 3, 2014. The strong quake struck the remote, mountainous part of China's southwest.
See Shaw TV’s Talk About program on emergency preparedness in Campbell River at this link: . http://youtu.be/5ylyd5Bo-l4. Frequently Asked Questions about Major Earthquake and Flood Risk in Campbell River and Region