There are 3 Major Fault Lines in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  1. San Andreas
  2. Hayward
  3. Calaveras

Earthquake Walk

Pt Reyes Earthquake Walk - see how far this fence moved!To learn about earthquakes, take the Point Reyes "Earthquake Walk" at the Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County.

See the amazing effect of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. Click here to really see how far the fence in this photo shifted!

Important Earthquake fact: not only the MAGNITUDE on the Richter scale, but ALSO the DURATION of an earthquake is important in determining the damage potential.

To be prepared for earthquakes, take an Emergency Response Class. Contact your local fire department or an organization through one of these Links.

What to do in an earthquake:


Need more info? Try these links.

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