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San Francisco Earthquake Hazard Map
Earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Region result from the accumulation of energy as the Pacific Plate slides past the North American Plate. The fact that a devastating earthquake occurred in 1906 — the San Francisco earthquake — is common knowledge.
The Hayward Fault Zone is a geologic fault zone capable of generating destructive earthquakes.This fault is about 74 mi (119 km) long, situated mainly along the western base of the hills on the east side of San Francisco Bay.
Earthquake Hazards: Alquist-Priolo Fault Zones: Earthquake fault zones mapped to comply with the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act (a state law designed to reduce the hazard from surface fault rupture during and earthquake).
USGS Rolls Out Groundbreaking Earthquake Study: The HayWired Earthquake Scenario. USGS collaborates with key academic, state, local, and industry partners to provide a new look at what could happen during a major earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area.
ABAG was created by local governments to meet their planning and research needs related to land use, environmental and water resource protection, disaster resilience, energy efficiency and hazardous waste mitigation.
Temblor estimates seismic hazard rank, home damage cost, retrofit, insurance, earthquake, faults, liquefaction, landslide. Temblor is a free independent app
Treasure Island is an artificial island in San Francisco Bay and a neighborhood of the City of San Francisco.Built 1936–37 for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, the island's World’s Fair site is a California Historical Landmark.
About Latest Earthquakes Version Info Clicking the list icon in the top right corner will load the earthquake list. Clicking the map icon in the top right corner will load the map.
It’s better to know now, before the shaking starts. New state map tells you if you live in an earthquake fault zone
Oklahoma's risk of a man-made quake is now EQUAL to San Francisco chances of a natural earthquakes, risk map reveals. Underground injections of huge volumes of wastewater from oil and gas drilling make Oklahoma top for man made quakes