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Earthquake Safe Areas Bay Area
The 2011 Virginia earthquake occurred on August 23 at 1:51:04 p.m. local time in the Piedmont region of the US state of Virginia.The epicenter, in Louisa County, was 38 mi (61 km) northwest of Richmond and 5 mi (8 km) south-southwest of the town of Mineral.It was an intraplate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 and a maximum perceived intensity of VII (Very strong) on the Mercalli intensity scale.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.The shock had a moment magnitude of 9.1–9.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent).The undersea megathrust earthquake was caused when the Indian Plate was subducted by the Burma Plate and triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts of ...
June 6, 1915 An earthquake with an abrupt rocking motion at 9:51 a.m. June 22, 1915 Earthquake in the Imperial Valley wrecked the towns of Calexico and El Centro.
proceedings of the fifthteenth world conference on earthquake engineering lisbon, portugal, 2012
An earthquake shook California's San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday, waking many, but there were no immediate reports of damage.. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shallow quake was a magnitude 4.4 and occurred at 2:39am PST. Its epicenter was in Berkeley, across the bay from San Francisco, but was felt up to 40 miles away.
When Will the Next Big One Hit? California's Bay Area Gets Hit With Two Earthquakes in One Day
Fault Lines in the US: This Map Shows the Major Earthquake Hazard Areas Within the United States. Watch the video about the major active US fault lines.
Residents in UAE feel tremors as strong earthquake hits Iran
The purpose of earthquake retrofitting is to keep your home from being displaced from its foundation during an earthquake. Studies show the retrofitted homes in areas hit hard by earthquakes have performed well, with little or no structural damage.
There's a 76% chance that the Bay Area will experience a magnitude 7.2 earthquake before 2047. Some areas are safer than others.