Next Earthquake Bay Area

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 latest San Francisco earthquake reports and news, plus how to prepare.

Update | An earthquake struck the Bay Area early Thursday morning along a fault line that U.S. Geological Survey scientists have called a “tectonic time bomb.” The earthquake hit near Berkeley, California, as a magnitude 4.4. The damage is expected to be minimal, but it occurred along the ...

Residents in the San Francisco Bay Area were shaken awake in the early hours of Thursday morning after a magnitude-4.4 earthquake hit the region. The quake's epicenter was on the eastern edge of Berkeley at a depth of eight miles, according to the United States Geological Survey, hitting just after ...

When Will the Next Big One Hit? California's Bay Area Gets Hit With Two Earthquakes in One Day

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered along a seismically active 5-mile stretch of Hayward fault near the UC-Berkeley campus and the historic Claremont Hotel jolted the Bay Area awake early Thursday.

A light earthquake shook California's San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday, waking many, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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 Cruz Mountains.

In 2017, ABAG replaced previous housing loss numbers developed in 2003 with updated loss numbers. These numbers tell a compelling and personal story about the Bay Area’s potential future after an earthquake: how many buildings will be damaged?

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.

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