Page 75 of The online version of “The Coming Bay Area Earthquake: 2010 Update of Scenario for a Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake on the Hayward Fault published by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute describes the situation vividly. (3.2 miles), 2020-11-29 13:44:56 UTC Over 2 million people live on or close to the Hayward Fault, which has among the highest probability of producing a magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquake in the next 30 years. 10.2 km from Be prepared with emergency plans, supplies and learn what to do in an earthquake. There is a 3 out of 4 chance of a damaging earthquake in the Bay Area in the next 30 years. The U.S. Geological Survey describes the Hayward Fault as “the single most urbanized earthquake fault in the United States.” Picture via Temblor According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average rate of creep on the Hayward is 4.6 millimetres per year or about the length of a … California’s Department of Insurance states that only about thirteen percent of us are prepared with earthquake insurance. Unfortunately, only 10% of Bay Area residents would have the protection of earthquake insurance and the financial strength to recover. Knightsen In this computer simulation constructed through a collaborative effort between the United States Geological Survey and the Southern California Earthquake Center, the slip or offset across the fault has the earthquake rupture start in Oakland. (8.2 miles), 2020-12-07 02:50:52 UTC 10.2 km from Pleasant Hill All of the cost for residential damage repair and replacement caused by shaking would be out of pocket without earthquake insurance. Property worth more than $500 billion and approximately 5 million people in six surrounding counties would suffer badly from such a quake. 5.2 km from Scientists are keeping a nervous eye on the Hayward fault, which runs along the most urbanized edge of San Francisco’s East Bay. (1.2 miles), 2020-12-07 19:53:27 UTC Find out about grants to help for retrofits under the Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program, and the CEA Brace & Bolt program. The Hayward Fault is typically the core concern for experts offering San Francisco Earthquake Predictions, as it’s due for another large earthquake very soon. Flammable liquids, such as painting or cleaning products, which would be safer in a garage or outside shed. Hayward Fault Earthquake Scenario This scenario shows the ground shaking for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward fault with the epicenter in Oakland, California. Epicenter at 37.161, -121.548 Major earthquake on San Francisco's Hayward Fault expected 'any day now': 140-year wait has come to an end, claims geophysicist. Computer simulations of earthquake shaking on the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults. The “Shake Map” at right shows the shaking intensities expected for a hypothetical scenario earthquake (magnitude 6.7) on the southern Hayward Fault, which last ruptured in 1868 in an event of magnitude about 6.9. Select from 5%-25%deductibles. Get under your dining room table or desk. and economically vital communities, the Hayward fault represents a clear and present danger of hosting a catastrophic earthquake. The last time a really big earthquake hit the Hayward Fault was in 1868. One of the most destructive earthquakes in California history happened on the Hayward Fault in 1868, when a magnitude 6.8 killed 30 people and caused significant damage to property. There are two ways people get hurt in California from major earthquakes. at 08:01 November 17, 2020 UTC, Location: The Hayward Fault splinters from the Calaveras Fault, an offshoot of the San Andreas Fault, near Hollister. Tall, heavy furniture that could topple, such as bookcases, china cabinets, or modular wall units. Bay Area residents also need to be prepared for aftershocks. The Hayward Fault is a major earthquake fault that runs for nearly 45 miles (72 km) through the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay region. This is a type of shearing force where the right block moves toward you and the left block moves away. The Hayward Fault had gotten loose and shook off its tectonic stress in an earthquake with a magnitude of almost 7. 2nd Alameda Co. at 20:16 November 27, 2020 UTC, Location: Check the website of your favorite local media outlet to see if this valuable resource has already been added. Broadmoor You will be more protected from falling and flying debris. Damage to infrastructure, such as transportation and utilities, and other long-term economic effects could substantially increase the losses. 0.2 km from Cover. Today East Foothills Alamada County Courthouse in San Leandro (photo courtesy of Bancroft Library) When the shaking was over, nearly every building in Hayward was extensively damaged or completely wrecked, while in San Leandro, the second floor of the Alameda County courthouse … The scenario they are playing out today is a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on the Hayward Fault. (0.2 miles), 2020-11-19 14:19:38 UTC To get our attention, a team of federal and state geologists got together a few years ago and prepared an elaborate forecast of a seriously large earthquake on the Hayward fault, a magnitude 7 rupture from Point Pinole down to Hayward, and the whole process of coping with and recovering from it. 11.2 km from 2020-12-15 14:59:41 UTC Milpitas (0.2 miles), Today Whilst the last one was over 150 years ago, experts have shown that the another "big one" is actually now overdue. Epicenter at 37.662, -121.856 By Thomas Brocher and other members of the 1868 Hayward Earthquake Alliance The Hayward Fault: Is It America’s Prepare your home BEFORE an earthquake. Many tribes even left the region permanently. Hanging plants in heavy pots that could swing free of hooks. The Hayward Fault, or more correctly the Hayward Fault Zone, is a large geological fault zone located along the western base of the hills on the east side of San Francisco Bay. Epicenter at 38.121, -121.886 In the area around this morning’s earthquake, there is significant evidence of creep. The first thing to do about earthquakes in Oakland is PREPARE! Earthquake Overview of Hayward in 1868 The Fault The Hayward Fault runs from Fremont, north through Berkeley, and ends somewhere in San Pablo Bay. History shows that five large earthquakes on the Hayward fault have occurred on average every 150 years, with October 21st marking the 150th anniversary of the 1868 quake. Geologic evidence strongly suggests major earthquakes on the Hayward Fault occur about every 140-160 years. Find out if earthquake insurance is right for you with a free estimate today. A “Tectonic Time Bomb” One of the active earthquake faults scientists are keeping a nervous eye on is the Hayward fault, which runs along San Francisco’s East Bay. For an Earthquake along the Hayward Fault, you may get a warning of 10 or 15 seconds, which isn’t very much time. Epicenter at 38.091, -121.889 The Hayward fault is one of California’s fastest moving, and on average produces a major earthquake about once every 150 to 160 years, give or take 70 or 80 years. Well OK, but prepare for what?. Pittsburg The last major earthquake along the Hayward fault was a magnitude (M) 6.8 on October 21, 18681; a repeat of such an event today would be devastating to the Bay Area. View east towards Hayward before the 1868 Earthquake, showing how few people lived there at the time . Water heaters that are not up to code by being strapped could rupture. The Hayward fault repeats this process over and over and over again. As a result, there is strong ground shaking and a range of severe impacts throughout the region. Heavy picture frames or mirrors over a bed. About two million people live around it in the East Bay. More than a million homes would be damaged by shaking if the HayWired scenario earthquake were to occur today. This fault is about 74 mi (119 km) long, situated mainly along the western base of the hills on the east side of San Francisco Bay. 9.2 km from (8.2 miles), 2020-12-04 10:45:06 UTC Hold On. This fault … Today, the population has increased by over 25 times to 7.2 million people, all at risk from expected earthquakes on one or more of the Bay Area faults. Epicenter at 37.929, -122.311 The Hayward fault where the quake shook lies beneath a highly populated area in the Bay—and the next "big one" could be a magnitude 6.8 to 7 earthquake. (1.2 miles), 2020-12-06 15:03:33 UTC The 1868 earthquake caused damage throughout the Bay Area, then having a total population of about 260,000. Alum Rock ... and modern photos showing what these same locations look like today. These are fairly common and if you have lived in the Bay Area for a while, you are almost sure to have felt a minor event. at 10:45 December 04, 2020 UTC, Location: at 21:27 December 03, 2020 UTC, Location: In Fremont, the fault is marked by the ponds next to the BART station. at 02:50 December 07, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 39.038, -123.067 This scenario shows the ground shaking for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward fault with the epicenter in Oakland, California. With the Bay Area population now over 7 million people, nearly 3 million people are living along the fault. 2020-12-15 15:02:06 UTC 1.2 km from However, it wasn’t until the discovery of the Cascadia Fault in the 1960s th… 801 K Street, Suite 1000 at 08:55 November 29, 2020 UTC, Location: CEA spearheaded the creation of an earthquake resource page to make it easy for California residents to access vital information about earthquake preparedness. Property worth more than $500 billion and approximately 5 million people in six surrounding counties would suffer badly from such a quake. Hayward Fault. Meanwhile, much of the fault moves slowly, without earthquakes, in the form of aseismic creep. (4.2 miles), 2020-11-17 08:01:56 UTC The Hayward Fault: Predictable Peril | KQED QUEST - YouTube The first way is that people lose their balance, and they fall—often breaking a wrist, forearm, or hip. Courthouse, San Leandro. Our partner organizations, which include entities as diverse as the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), all play an important role in helping Californians before and after a major seismic event. Reduce your risk by practicing Drop, Cover, and Hold On. Find out about grants to help for retrofits under the Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program, and the CEA Brace & Bolt program. Sometimes, the fault ruptures a little bit and releases a little bit of energy, creating a small earthquake. Pittsburg There is nearly a 3 out of 4 chance of a damaging 6.7 magnitude earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area in the next 30 years as of 2014. Most injuries are caused by things falling on you, such as plate glass out of a building, a brick unreinforced masonry façade to a building, or a bookcase inside your home. In San Mateo County, it could take up to three months to fully restore the service. Will you be able to pay for the damages to your home and belongings when the big one strikes? at 19:53 December 07, 2020 UTC, Location: Shaking severity from an hypothetical earthquake on the Hayward fault. Unfortunately, only 10% of Bay Area residents would have the protection of earthquake insurance and the financial strength to recover. The Hayward fault’s most memorable earthquake in recorded history was in 1868, and is estimated to have been a magnitude 6.8 earthquake — rupturing 20 miles of the fault… Clearly the short seismic record will not image all the active faults that exist. California earthquakes TODAY: Three quakes strike coast The state is also on the deadly San Andreas and Hayward Faults , and experts believe it is only a matter of time before the ‘big one’ hits. 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The Hayward Fault. Although seismicity maps and earthquake catalogs show the past 100 to 150 years of felt and instrumental earthquakes, many faults in the United States have return times of thousands to tens of thousands of years for surface faulting events. In the area around this morning’s earthquake, there is significant evidence of creep. 13.2 km from Epicenter at 37.775, -121.912 And in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties along the Hayward Fault, it might take several months. All three faults are right-lateral strike-slip faults. The Hayward fault activity is capable of generating destructive earthquakes. In 1868, the little settlement of Haywards was nearest to the epicenter of the earthquake. 9.2 km from Aerial view of Berkeley, California where a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck today. at 20:58 December 03, 2020 UTC, Location: Lakeport at 18:41 December 07, 2020 UTC, Location: The Hayward Fault is capable of producing a 7.0 earthquake over an area with hundreds of hospitals, schools, police and fire stations. Some textbook examples of fault-related features … Provide you with peace of mind when, not if, the big one hits. (4.2 miles), 2020-12-03 21:27:50 UTC On April 18, 2018, the USGS presented to the public the Hayward Earthquake Scenario (HayWired), a hypothetical earthquake scenario which imagines a M7.0 earthquake centered in Oakland, California, rupturing the Hayward fault along its length for about 52 miles. Hayward Fault Earthquake Scenario This scenario shows the ground shaking for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward fault with the epicenter in Oakland, California. Latches on kitchen cabinets or other cabinets that will not hold the door closed during shaking. The violent shaking from earthquakes can rupture the earth, trigger landslides and turn the surface of the earth to liquid. 5.2 km from Epicenter at 37.985, -121.665 Almost $80 Billion Invested in Earthquake Mitigation in Bay Area Since 1989 Loma Prieta Quake. Population of Hayward in 1870 was 500 inhabitants, today there are 140,000, over 277 times more residents. (4.2 miles), 2020-11-29 08:55:32 UTC A repeat of the 1868 Hayward fault California earthquake today would have enormous consequences. 7.2 km from The Hayward Fault is a mostly right-lateral, strike-slip fault with approximately 5 mm/yr (1/5 inch/year) of creep. Sacramento, CA 95814, Phone: (916) 325-3800 at 13:44 November 29, 2020 UTC, Location: Home insurance policies and tenant insurance don’t include earthquake coverage. Property loss was extensive and 30 people were killed. at 15:02 December 15, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 38.091, -121.856 at 14:59 December 15, 2020 UTC, Location: Visit the CEA risk map and faults by county. Pleasanton at 07:10 December 12, 2020 UTC, Location: (1.2 miles), 2020-11-25 02:07:32 UTC Without CEA’s affordable earthquake residential insurance, you will be responsible for the cost to repair your home and replace your belongings after a major earthquake. Get started today with a free estimate. 1.2 km from Drop to the ground. And if it has, be sure to bookmark it for future reference. They think at least 800 people would die. The Hayward fault is a 90 kilometer long crack in the Earth's crust that travels through the San Francisco Bay area. On October 21, 1868, an estimated M6.8 to M7.0 earthquake struck the fault. Hayward Fault Scenario Earthquake Animations. at 14:58 December 15, 2020 UTC, Location: Potential Uses. By the time Lewis and Clark arrived on the West Coast in 1805, it had been 105 years since the Cascadia Subduction Zone last ruptured, sending a large portion of the Pacific Ocean roaring toward the coast. 2.2 km from Fires: Lack of firefighting water could turn some of the more than 400 scenario fires into firestorms, burning the equivalent of 80,000 single-family homes in the East Bay and South Bay. The figure below, from Shirzaei and Burgmann, 2013, shows creep along the Hayward Fault, with the approximate location of today’s earthquake shown. The few remaining Native Americans in the area spoke of the earth shaking and ocean rising to consume the land. Morgan Hill The fault is around 119 km long and offers the potential for generating very destructive earthquakes. 13.2 km from CEA offers earthquake home insurance premium discounts for houses and mobilehomes that have been retrofitted. The last major earthquake that the Hayward fault produced was in 1868. Cobb (6.2 miles), 2020-12-12 07:10:55 UTC The homeowner or renter needs a separate or companion earthquake policy to cover damages from an earthquake. It was considered the "Great Earthquake" until 1906. The Hayward Fault Zone is a geologic fault zone capable of generating destructive earthquakes. California is a particularly seismic region of the world, and sits upon the San Andreas Fault, the Hayward Fault and the San Jacinto Fault. at 02:07 November 25, 2020 UTC, Location: The Morgan Hill earthquake was along the Calaveras Fault. This includes the communities of Oakland, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Richmond, Castro Valley, Union City and Berkeley. 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