Bay Area Earthquake Napa

The San Francisco Bay Area (referred to locally as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the U.S. state of California.Although the exact boundaries of the region vary depending on the source, the Bay Area is generally accepted to include the nine counties that border the aforementioned estuaries: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa ...

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pg. 1 Bay Area Earthquake Residential Building Damage & Displacement White Paper Dana Brechwald, Resilience Planner, MTC

(CNN)-- The strongest earthquake in 25 years in Northern California's Bay Area struck early Sunday, injuring dozens of people, damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa and turning fireplaces into rubble. The 6.0-magnitude quake struck just six miles southwest of Napa, California's famed wine ...

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.

A buckled highway just outside of Napa, California, after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. Getty . The last major quake along the Hayward fault happened in October of 1868, when a magnitude 6.8 hit the San Francisco Bay region, making it the most destructive earthquake in the state’s history.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 shook the Bay Area out of bed at 2:39 a.m. Thursday.. The quake was centered in Berkeley, near the Claremont Hotel on the Northern part of the Hayward fault. It was recorded at a depth of 8 miles.

Updated at 1:20 p.m. At least 87 people were injured early Sunday morning after the largest earthquake to hit California’s Napa Valley in 25 years struck near the Bay Area.

A magnitude-4.4 earthquake struck the San Francisco area before dawn Thursday, rattling windows and silverware and waking many residents but causing little apparent damage. The quake, at 2:39 a.m. local time, was centered 1.9 miles from Berkeley, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. It struck ...

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.

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