This fault, called a “tectonic time bomb,” is about 74 miles long. Epicenter at 37.865, -122.243 at 14:59 December 15, 2020 UTC, Location: This leaves out the Hayward Fault, which hasn’t seen a magnitude 7 or higher earthquake since the 1800s. 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. Society of California Pioneers. 2020-12-15 14:58:40 UTC The Hayward Fault is a mostly right-lateral, strike-slip fault with approximately 5 mm/yr (1/5 inch/year) of creep. at 01:49 November 18, 2020 UTC, Location: Computer simulations of earthquake shaking on the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults. 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. Since then, nearly three million people have moved next to the Hayward fault with little regard for its earthquake potential. Such ultra-slow creep is an earthquake in extreme slow motion which, over months and years, causes cracks in the pavement makes curbs and water lines bend, and results in cracked foundations and offset fence lines. Home insurance policies and tenant insurance don’t include earthquake coverage. Epicenter at 38.121, -121.886 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. Residents of the bay area of California were shaken awake … About two million people live around it in the East Bay. Morgan Hill Scientists are keeping a nervous eye on the Hayward fault, which runs along the most urbanized edge of San Francisco’s East Bay. Injuries: City of San Francisco Fire Department estimates that, after another major earthquake of 6.8 magnitude, there will be 10 feet of glass in downtown San Francisco on the streets. More than a million homes would be damaged by shaking if the HayWired scenario earthquake were to occur today. California’s Department of Insurance states that only about thirteen percent of us are prepared with earthquake insurance. 11.2 km from Research has shown that most injuries occur when people inside buildings attempt to move to a different location inside the building or try to leave. at 08:55 November 29, 2020 UTC, Location: 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 … 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. Epicenter at 37.985, -121.665 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. The Hayward fault repeats this process over and over and over again. Pleasanton Today Pittsburg 801 K Street, Suite 1000 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. All three faults are right-lateral strike-slip faults. The Hayward Fault Zone is a geologic fault zone capable of generating destructive earthquakes. Latches on kitchen cabinets or other cabinets that will not hold the door closed during shaking. Alum Rock CEA affordable and flexible home earthquake policies: Whether you are a homeowner, mobilehome owner, condo-unit owner or renter, find out about how to buy the best choices in earthquake insurance. However, it wasn’t until the discovery of the Cascadia Fault in the 1960s th… 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. Population of Hayward in 1870 was 500 inhabitants, today there are 140,000, over 277 times more residents. The fault roughly follows the hills, but it does go through several cities. at 19:53 December 07, 2020 UTC, Location: Broadmoor Hayward Fault Shake Map. (6.2 miles), 2020-12-11 09:10:15 UTC The Hayward Fault splinters from the Calaveras Fault, an offshoot of the San Andreas Fault, near Hollister. It’s a one-stop source for information to help you protect your health, your home, and your finances from the inevitable earthquake. 2020-12-15 15:02:06 UTC 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 … East Foothills at 08:01 November 17, 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. View east towards Hayward before the 1868 Earthquake, showing how few people lived there at the time . at 02:07 November 25, 2020 UTC, Location: ABC7's "The Earthquake Effect" debuts on the 30th anniversary week of the Loma Prieta earthquake. At the time, it was known as the 'great San Francisco quake' (this was before the infamous 1906 quake, produced by the San Andreas fault), and it produced massive amounts of damage and several people lost their lives. Stay inside and in place until shaking stops. California is a particularly seismic region of the world, and sits upon the San Andreas Fault, the Hayward Fault and the San Jacinto Fault. Today, Hayward, as it is now spelled, has a new city hall building that is built to ride on a lubricated foundation during a major quake like a kid on a skateboard. Knightsen 0.2 km from The first way is that people lose their balance, and they fall—often breaking a wrist, forearm, or hip. ... and modern photos showing what these same locations look like today. 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 37.515, -121.845 Even with the record number of earthquakes that hit California, Californians remain unprepared for the big one. Milpitas History shows that five large earthquakes on the Hayward fault have occurred on average every 150 years—last being in 1868. (1.2 miles). Geologic evidence strongly suggests major earthquakes on the Hayward Fault occur about every 140-160 years. (4.2 miles), 2020-11-29 08:55:32 UTC 7.2 km from 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. Sometimes, the fault ruptures a little bit and releases a little bit of energy, creating a small earthquake. Epicenter at 38.091, -121.856 Epicenter at 39.038, -123.067 Know your risk. It runs through densely populated areas, including Richmond, El Cerrito, Berkeley, Oakland, San Leandro, Castro Valley, Hayward, Union City, Fremont, and San Jose. The figure below, from Shirzaei and Burgmann, 2013, shows creep along the Hayward Fault, with the approximate location of today’s earthquake shown. 1.2 km from Hold On. Bay Area residents also need to be prepared for aftershocks. This fault … Today’s quake struck on the edge of a large stuck patch of the Hayward Fault . at 20:58 December 03, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 37.161, -121.548 While the Hayward Fault may not have the notoriety of the San Andreas, it is part of the same larger fault system, and according to the USGS, has a greater chance of rupturing in a large earthquake by 2043. Epicenter at 37.74, -122.57 (6.2 miles), 2020-11-27 20:16:47 UTC A repeat of the 1868 Hayward fault California earthquake today would have enormous consequences. The Morgan Hill earthquake was along the Calaveras Fault. Almost $80 Billion Invested in Earthquake Mitigation in Bay Area Since 1989 Loma Prieta Quake. The Hayward fault activity is capable of generating destructive earthquakes. Sacramento, CA 95814, Phone: (916) 325-3800 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. 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. Find out if earthquake insurance is right for you with a free estimate today. 1.2 km from (6.2 miles), 2020-11-18 01:49:33 UTC Nearly 3 million people live directly on top of the active Hayward Fault. 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. The HayWired Scenario. Hanging plants in heavy pots that could swing free of hooks. Epicenter at 37.929, -122.311 The violent shaking from earthquakes can rupture the earth, trigger landslides and turn the surface of the earth to liquid. 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. With the Bay Area population now over 7 million people, nearly 3 million people are living along the fault. 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. 13.2 km from (6.2 miles), 2020-12-12 07:10:55 UTC Morgan Hill Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. If history is any indicator, the Hayward fault is due for another large earthquake. Understand the potential geologic and structural threats to your home in case of a major earthquake by learning your earthquake risk. at 07:10 December 12, 2020 UTC, Location: (1.2 miles), 2020-12-06 15:03:33 UTC and economically vital communities, the Hayward fault represents a clear and present danger of hosting a catastrophic earthquake. But what can be done about it, if anything?The clock is ticking for the next big quake along the Hayward Fault. 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. 2.2 km from (4.2 miles), 2020-11-17 08:01:56 UTC Prepare your home BEFORE an earthquake. 9.2 km from The first thing to do about earthquakes in Oakland is PREPARE! A 7.0 earthquake would be … In the simulation, the earthquake starts at the very northern section of the fault near Richmond and ends near Hayward. Lakeport Visit the CEA risk map and faults by county. Hayward Fault earthquake effects include: The San Francisco Bay Area is vulnerable to damaging earthquakes. at 15:03 December 06, 2020 UTC, Location: 5.2 km from Recovery from catastrophic events can take months, even years as proven by the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina, Sandy, and Maria. The Hayward Fault is the single most urbanized earthquake fault in the United States—in 1868 there were only 24,000 residents living in Alameda County; now there are more than 2.4 million people. On October 21, 1868, an earthquake along the Hayward Fault destroyed downtown Hayward, California, and killed five people, according to the University of California at Berkley Seismology Lab. Aerial view of Berkeley, California where a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck today. All of the cost for residential damage repair and replacement caused by shaking would be out of pocket without earthquake insurance. USGS names the biggest actors as the San Andreas Fault, the Calaveras Fault, and the Hayward Fault. The white lines indicate faults … 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. 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. Many tribes even left the region permanently. It is a right-lateral strike-slip fault, meaning that motion along it is mainly horizontal, so that objects on the opposite side of the fault from the viewer will move to … Earthquake science was still young, but the architects apparently realized that the Hayward is a fault, where two pieces of crust move past each other. Another reason why California is so earthquake-prone is that it sits upon the dreaded Pacifc Ring of Fire. Epicenter at 37.947, -122.069 Drop to the ground. The few remaining Native Americans in the area spoke of the earth shaking and ocean rising to consume the land. Epicenter at 37.775, -121.912 Tall, heavy furniture that could topple, such as bookcases, china cabinets, or modular wall units. Epicenter at 38.091, -121.889 Property worth more than $500 billion and approximately 5 million people in six surrounding counties would suffer badly from such a quake. Unfortunately, only 10% of Bay Area residents would have the protection of earthquake insurance and the financial strength to recover. 2020-12-15 14:59:41 UTC And in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties along the Hayward Fault, it might take several months. 5.2 km from A shaking simulation for the San Francisco Bay Area for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward Fault. (6.2 miles), 2020-11-18 04:33:09 UTC The last time a really big earthquake hit the Hayward Fault was in 1868. Epicenter at 37.662, -121.856 The Hayward Fault: Predictable Peril | KQED QUEST - YouTube Be prepared with emergency plans, supplies and learn what to do in an earthquake. A seismic retrofit involves strengthening your home’s foundation to make it more resistant to shaking. The clock is ticking for the next Hayward Fault earthquake, in fact, it is overdue. There are two ways people get hurt in California from major earthquakes. The last major earthquake that the Hayward fault produced was in 1868. 13.2 km from at 10:45 December 04, 2020 UTC, Location: Meanwhile, much of the fault moves slowly, without earthquakes, in the form of aseismic creep. 2nd Alameda Co. Water heaters that are not up to code by being strapped could rupture. Epicenter at 37.314, -121.689 Decrease your risk of earthquake damage and injury from an earthquake by identifying possible home hazards: Consider a seismic retrofit which involves strengthening your home’s foundation to make it more resistant to shaking. Whilst the last one was over 150 years ago, experts have shown that the another "big one" is actually now overdue. 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. Cobb The 1868 earthquake caused damage throughout the Bay Area, then having a total population of about 260,000. In Fremont, the fault is marked by the ponds next to the BART station. at 18:41 December 07, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. Well OK, but prepare for what?. Hayward Fault runs across photo near base of the escarpment below Hayward Hotel. Offer choices of coverage and deductibles. They have found that the most recent 5 major earthquakes happened on average every 140 years. Hayward Fault. Hayward: Alarm bells have rung in recent years about the Hayward Fault zone, which stretches over 66 miles from San Pablo Bay down to Fremont, running directly beneath parts of … Major earthquake on San Francisco's Hayward Fault expected 'any day now': 140-year wait has come to an end, claims geophysicist. A recent study found such an event would cause an estimated 800 deaths, 18,000 injuries and billions in damage. This study is called “The HayWired Earthquake Scenario.” Find out about grants to help for retrofits under the Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program, and the CEA Brace & Bolt program. Since it has been more than 144 years since the last major earthquake… Today’s quake struck on the edge of a large stuck patch of the Hayward Fault . 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. 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. 5.8 million today) Related Resources: HSDL Featured Topic: Earthquakes; Hayward Fault-Is It Due for a Repeat of the Powerful 1868 Earthquake? Your home also may be vulnerable to serious structural damage if it was built before 1979. All of the cost for residential damage repair and replacement caused by shaking would be out of pocket without earthquake insurance. Studies of the fault reveal that it has produced 12 large earthquakes in the past 2000 years spaced 100-220 years apart. (5.2 miles), Today (8.2 miles), 2020-12-04 10:45:06 UTC The second way people get hurt in earthquakes is that things start falling from the ceiling, the walls, and the bookshelves. USGS forecasts 18,000 non-lethal injuries. 9.2 km from Cover. Get under your dining room table or desk. Hayward Fault Scenario Earthquake Animations. 7.2 km from CEA offers earthquake home insurance premium discounts for houses and mobilehomes that have been retrofitted. (0.2 miles), Today Check out the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety. Pleasant Hill at 09:10 December 11, 2020 UTC, Location: Potential Uses. Well OK, but prepare for what?. 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. 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. For an Earthquake along the Hayward Fault, you may get a warning of 10 or 15 seconds, which isn’t very much time. 1.2 km from If there isn’t a table or desk near you, cover your face and head with your arms and crouch in an inside corner of the building. (3.2 miles), 2020-11-29 13:44:56 UTC 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. Heavy picture frames or mirrors over a bed. 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. Find out if you are near the Hayward Fault. Unfortunately, only 10% of Bay Area residents would have the protection of earthquake insurance and the financial strength to recover. 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. 1868 Hayward Earthquake: 140-Year Retrospective: RMS Special Report; HSDL search results for: Hayward Fault Earthquake (3.2 miles), 2020-12-03 20:58:35 UTC 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. Pittsburg Housing needs: 77,000 to 152,000 households could be displaced. (1.2 miles), 2020-11-25 02:07:32 UTC Hayward has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 6 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 17 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 319 earthquakes in the past 365 days Learn more about Hayward Earthquake Scenario. Property worth more than $500 billion and approximately 5 million people in six surrounding counties would suffer badly from such a quake. (8.2 miles), 2020-12-07 02:50:52 UTC 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. That’s why helping your policyholders be earthquake ready should be at the top of your to-do list. 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. In the area around this morning’s earthquake, there is significant evidence of creep. Berkeley The fault is around 119 km long and offers the potential for generating very destructive earthquakes. Clearly the short seismic record will not image all the active faults that exist. 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 … In 1868, the little settlement of Haywards was nearest to the epicenter of the earthquake. Epicenter at 37.396, -121.752 The figure below, from Shirzaei and Burgmann, 2013, shows creep along the Hayward Fault, with the approximate location of today’s earthquake shown. Hayward Fault Shake Map. This is a type of shearing force where the right block moves toward you and the left block moves away. Epicenter at 37.161, -121.549 You will be more protected from falling and flying debris. And if it has, be sure to bookmark it for future reference. Highlands-Baywood Park Earthquake Overview of Hayward in 1868 The Fault The Hayward Fault runs from Fremont, north through Berkeley, and ends somewhere in San Pablo Bay. By Thomas Brocher and other members of the 1868 Hayward Earthquake Alliance The Hayward Fault: Is It America’s 1 of 26 The Bay Area fault system and the spot (red star) where the Hayward Fault branches off from the Calaveras Fault. at 13:44 November 29, 2020 UTC, Location: (4.2 miles), 2020-12-03 21:27:50 UTC The last major earthquake on the Hayward Fault, with magnitude 6.5-7.0, occurred on October 21, 1868. Water service: In San Francisco and Santa Clara Counties water restoration may take a month. 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Blackhawk The USGS, along with approximately 60 partners, released a new fact sheet that summarizes a report from a larger study of what could happen during a major earthquake in the San Francisco Bay area along the Hayward Fault – arguably one of the most urbanized and interconnected areas in the nation. According to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists, the Hayward fault is set to go off anytime now, and much of the region remains vulnerable. 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. A masonry chimney that could crumble and fall through an unsupported roof. (0.2 miles), 2020-11-19 14:19:38 UTC Check the website of your favorite local media outlet to see if this valuable resource has already been added. Damage to infrastructure, such as transportation and utilities, and other long-term economic effects could substantially increase the losses. (1.2 miles), 2020-12-07 19:53:27 UTC Lexington Hills at 14:58 December 15, 2020 UTC, Location: In the area around this morning’s earthquake, there is significant evidence of creep. 9.2 km from at 15:02 December 15, 2020 UTC, Location: (3.2 miles), 2020-12-07 18:41:46 UTC 5.2 km from The homeowner or renter needs a separate or companion earthquake policy to cover damages from an earthquake. Reduce your risk by practicing Drop, Cover, and Hold On. A repeat of the 1868 Hayward fault California earthquake today would have enormous consequences. The first thing to do about earthquakes in Oakland is PREPARE! at 20:16 November 27, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. El Cerrito The scenario they are playing out today is a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on the Hayward Fault. Find out about grants to help for retrofits under the Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program, and the CEA Brace & Bolt program. As a result, there is strong ground shaking and a range of severe impacts throughout the region. Last year there was an M=4.4 earthquake in the Piedmont area, which is pretty close to the swarm of quakes that hit in the past 2 days, although unlike today’s quake, it was not on the main strand of the Hayward Fault. Epicenter at 37.18, -122.033 By Thomas Brocher and other members of the 1868 Hayward Earthquake Alliance The Hayward Fault: Is It America’s CEA offers earthquake home insurance premium discounts for houses and mobilehomes that have been retrofitted. 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. Epicenter at 37.511, -122.321 This fault … The Hayward Fault had gotten loose and shook off its tectonic stress in an earthquake with a magnitude of almost 7. Flammable liquids, such as painting or cleaning products, which would be safer in a garage or outside shed. Shaking severity from an hypothetical earthquake on the Hayward fault. Pittsburg The Hayward Fault and the 1868 Earthquake. These scenarios are larger than the magnitude 6.8 Hayward 1868 earthquake, but are about as likely to occur because there has not been a large earthquake on the northern portion of the Hayward fault for about 300 years. In a series of reports, the United States Geological Residents of the Bay Area should prepare for a major earthquake The USGS says there is a 33% chance the Hayward ruptures in a M=6.7+ earthquake by 2043, while the San Andreas has a 22% chance. 10.2 km from Its last major rupture occurred in 1868, during California's frontier days, and was the original "Great San Francisco Earthquake" until 1906.. at 02:50 December 07, 2020 UTC, Location: Provide you with peace of mind when, not if, the big one hits. There is a 3 out of 4 chance of a damaging earthquake in the Bay Area in the next 30 years. M7.0 earthquake struck the Fault this scenario shows the ground shaking for a magnitude earthquake... It might take several months 1868 earthquake, showing how few people lived at! 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