Faults and Earthquake Probability Maps
- USGS and other scientists estimate the probability of at least one magnitude 6.7 or greater quake striking the San Francisco Bay region.
- Interactive map depicting active faults and earthquakes since 1900 in California. Type in your address or zoom the map to your neighborhood to learn about earthquake hazards where you live.
- Map showing active fault traces within the Hayward Fault Zone, including a virtual tour of the Hayward fault in the east San Francisco Bay Region that can be viewed in the Google Earth ™.
- Map depicting faults and M 1.5–7.0 earthquakes in the greater San Francisco Bay area.
- Portfolio of images of landscape, seascape and faults of the San Francisco Bay area.
Shaking Hazard Maps
- Interactive map showing shaking hazard and earthquake faults in the San Francisco Bay Area.
See also: Shakemap PGA and PGV Station Corrections, calculated using the Northern California Shakemap data set, show the relative amplification of earthquake waves.
- Digital database identifying areas in the Oakland, California region that could amplify ground shaking from earthquakes.
Liquefaction Hazard Maps
- These maps offer better tools to assess risk from earthquake damage in the densely populated section of the San Francisco Bay area.
- Digital database identifying areas in the Oakland, California region that could produce surface liquefaction during a M 7.1 earthquake on the Hayward Fault.
- Liquefaction hazard maps for three earthquake scenarios for the communities of San Jose, Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Saratoga, and Sunnyvale, Northern Santa Clara County, California
- Access to geologic, Quaternary-active fault, and liquefaction susceptibility maps, including additional information, images, downloads, and links.