Category Archives: Earthquake

October 17 was a fabulous day for a ballgame

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04:15 p.m. a magnitude 6.9 earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. The epicenter was located at 37.04° N. latitude, 121.88° W. longitude near Loma Prieta peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, … Continue reading

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Are we over due for another – October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04:15 p.m. (P.d.t.), a magnitude 6.9 (moment magnitude; surface-wave magnitude, 7.1) earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. The epicenter was located at 37.04° N. latitude, 121.88° W. longitude near Loma Prieta … Continue reading

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Earthquake Outlook for the San Francisco Bay Region 2014–2043

USGS – Earthquake Outlook for the San Francisco Bay Region 2014–2043

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Earthquakes – Know Your Risks for Where You Live

No matter where you live or work, you are exposed to natural hazards. Many of these hazards may be known to you, but possibly not well understood. For instance, earthquakes occur without warning and effect everyone in a region within … Continue reading

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The Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

The Earthquake Country Alliance has worked with experts in earthquake science, preparedness, and mitigation to develop this step-by-step guide for staying safe before, during, and after an earthquake. Start with the simple tips within each step and then build on … Continue reading

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Earthquake Guides Show Ways to Lessen Damage

From Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) An online tool is now available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor. The Earthquake Home Quiz can … Continue reading

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Oakley Earthquakes – 2018 – Update

1. M 1.8 – 1km SE of Oakley, CA Time – 2018-06-21 22:17:04 (PST) Location – 37.991°N 121.706°W Depth – 9.4 km Felt It Report – 0 2. M 1.7 – 1km SE of Oakley, CA Time – 2018-06-21 23:53:12 … Continue reading

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