San Francisco Earthquake Map
Sixty three people died and nearly 3 800 were injured.
San francisco earthquake map. Explore california local news alerts today s headlines geolocated on live map on website or application. What happens when i click on an earthquake. During world war ii san francisco was the port of embarkation for service members shipping out to the pacific theater. Brown lines represent known hazardous faults or fault zones.
This is a digital seismic hazard zone map presenting areas where liquefaction and landslides may occur during a strong earthquake. Mag date local time lat lon depth location y m d h m s deg deg km. Try reloading the page to your browser. 1989 san francisco oakland earthquake map of the 1989 san francisco oakland earthquake also known as the loma prieta earthquake.
For the 30th anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake the 6 9 tremor struck october 17 1989 shortly before game three of the world series between the oakland athletics and the san francisco. Kern county earthquake 1952. The once proud citizens of san francisco were reduced to wandering and sorrowful masses trying to. Update time sun jul 5 4 00 04 pdt 2020 here are the earthquakes appearing on this map most recent at top.
11 mi from lonepine ca united states. Kern county earthquake 7 3 july 21 1952. It claimed 12 lives and caused property damage estimated at 60 million. White lines are roads.
1 liquefaction 2 earthquake induced landslides and 3 overlapping liquefaction and earthquake induced landslides. After three quarters of the city was destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire san francisco was quickly rebuilt hosting the panama pacific international exposition nine years later. There the earthquake cracked reinforced concrete. On wednesday april 18 with an estimated moment magnitude of 7 9 and a maximum mercalli intensity of xi extreme high intensity shaking was felt from eureka on the north coast to the salinas valley an agricultural region to the south of the san francisco bay area devastating fires soon broke out in the city and lasted for several days.
Mm intensity xi was assigned to a small area on the southern pacific railroad southeast of bealville. The 1906 san francisco earthquake struck the coast of northern california at 5 12 a m. California earthquake map collection isoseismal maps for selected california earthquakes. After the war the confluence of returning servicemen massive immigration liberalizing attitudes and other factors led to the summer of love and the gay rights movement cementing san.
More than 3 000 people died. Exploring the impact of the 1906 san francisco earthquake san francisco ca was hit by one of the most devastating earthquakes recognized by man on april 18 1906. This earthquake was the largest in the conterminous united states since the san francisco shock of 1906. The baseball championship between the san francisco giants and the oakland athletics was suspended for 10 days because.
The quake struck with a moment magnitude of 6 9 on october 17 just before the start of the third game of the world series which was being held at san francisco s candlestick park. Maps are updated within about 5 minutes of an earthquake or once an hour. The earthquake affected 430 kilometers of the famous san andreas fault ranging from northwest of san juan bautista to cape mendocino ellsworth 1990. Three types of geological hazards referred to as seismic hazard zones may be featured on the map.
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