Bay Area Earthquake Overdue

(CNN)It's 4:18 in the afternoon in Oakland, California. Deep below the city, the Hayward Fault -- one of the most active fault lines in the country -- suddenly slips, setting off a magnitude-7.0 earthquake. Violent shaking is felt throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region packed with more than ...

The East Bay is overdue for the largest earthquake in centuries and we are not prepared. A Hayward Fault shaker will be worse than 1989's Loma Prieta quake.

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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There's a 76% chance that the Bay Area will experience a magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the next three decades. Here are the riskiest neighborhoods.

However, as much as we might want or need to know when the next big one will hit, that’s a question that’s difficult to answer. We can sometimes tell when an area is particularly overdue by looking at previous earthquake patterns.

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Is the U.S. Overdue for a Catastrophic Earthquake? These Cities Are Most at Risk

Dailystar.co.uk reports: Almost three decades ago, San Francisco’s Bay Area was devastated by a magnitude 6.9 earthquake that killed 67 and caused more than (£3.7billion) $5billion in damages.

Newly identified fault line in California could unleash monster earthquake. New concerns are detailed in separate studies that put the quake risks of the USA's most populous state into much sharper focus.

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