BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) — It is no key we reside in earthquake nation. But even yet in the Bay region, some areas tend to be more at an increased risk for major harm from a quake that is large other people. Two professionals aided us determine the areas many at risk of damage that is catastrophic.
Here is what you should know to find out if you should be within an Earthquake zone that is hot.
A building in bay area’s Marina District collapsed just like household of cards within the Loma Prieta earthquake. Something comparable took place in 1964 in Japan’s Niigata quake. Professionals blame problems for structures both in quakes on liquefaction.
“We have ab muscles soft soils coupled with a water that is high that is referred to as liquefaction probabilities,” stated Brad Aagaard of this United States Geological Survey in Mountain View.
USGS create a map using the Bay region’s liquefaction areas in red — for risk.
The zone begins at san francisco bay area’s Marina District, goes over the Embarcadero and also includes the Airport and components of Millbrae and Foster City.
Within the East Bay, it is the exterior part of Alameda, across the Oakland waterfront plus the airport.
Substantial harm is predicted for a lot of structures here in a quake that is a 6.7 magnitude or maybe more. Continue reading “Where to find away if you live within an earthquake zone that is hot”