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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.
The worst scenario for the next earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area is not from the San Andreas Fault, experts say, but from the Hayward Fault.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Bay Area at 2:39 a.m. this morning, causing no immediate damage besides interrupting sleep for residents in the area. The earthquake was originally categorized as a 4.7 magnitude before being downgraded to a 4.4. It centered on the Berkeley-Oakland boundary, CNN ...
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.
The 4.4-magnitude earthquake that struck near Berkeley early Thursday damaged mainly the sleep of hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents who were shaken awake, but it also rattled the serenity of those who know the likelihood of a far more serious quake looms.
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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.