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San Francisco Earthquake Fault Lines Map
The northern segment of the fault runs from Hollister, through the Santa Cruz Mountains, epicenter of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, then up the San Francisco Peninsula, where it was first identified by Professor Lawson in 1895, then offshore at Daly City near Mussel Rock.
San Francisco (initials SF; / ˌ s æ n f r ə n ˈ s ɪ s k oʊ, f r æ n-/, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'; Spanish: [san franˈsisko]), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
SAN FRANCISCO-- Scientists have discovered an alarming connection underwater: Two of the most dangerous earthquake faults in the Bay Area. Experts long debated whether the Hayward Fault and the Rodgers Creek Fault connected, but now there's strong evidence they do, reports CBS San Francisco. U.S ...
Kern County Earthquake, 1952: This earthquake was the largest in the conterminous United States since the San Francisco shock of 1906. It claimed 12 lives and caused property damage estimated at $60 million.
But it was only this year that the pastor found out his church may lie atop an earthquake fault capable of tearing it in two.
The map above shows 1986-1996 earthquake activity in the White Wolf Fault area. The heavy red lines represent surface ruptures from the 1952 Kern County earthquake, and the red star indicates the epicenter for the main quake.
On a tour of the San Andreas fault, seismologist Lucy Jones explains just how big the Big One could be.
Home: Relative2Me - Which earthquakes happened near you? REQ2 - New version of Recent Earthquakes Map that uses Google Maps Did you feel it? - click Southern CA || Northern CA Click on an earthquake on the above map for a zoomed-in view.
The 'Big One' is a hypothetical earthquake of magnitude 8 or greater that is expected to happen along the San Andreas fault. Such a quake is expected to produce devastation to human civilisation within about 50-100 miles (80-160km) of the quake zone, especially in urban areas like Palm Springs, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
California Earthquake Faults is an iPhone®/iPad® app that shows your current location or a location you specify, the closest major California faults and approximate distances to those faults.