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Ready for the Next Big Bay Area Earthquake?

U.S. Geological Survey

An hour long free public lecture on the 1868 Hayward Earthquake and the Hayward Fault will be presented as part of the USGS Public Lecture series.

* The next large Hayward Fault earthquake will affect the entire San Francisco Bay Area—Are you Prepared?

* The Hayward Fault is the most urbanized active fault in the Bay Area. The fault crosses multiple freeways, major water pipelines, and BART runs parallel to and crosses the fault.

* A large earthquake on the Hayward Fault could impact more than 5 million people with $1.5 trillion in property damage.

* October 21st marks the 140th anniversary of the last large earthquake on the Hayward Fault. Are we due for a repeat?


September 25, 2008 at 7 PM


Main Auditorium
Building 3, USGS
345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025


The talk focuses on the 1868 earthquake just a month prior to the 140th anniversary




Tom Brocher, (650) 329-4737

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