HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Places » U.S. » California (Group) » Hayward, Rodgers Creek fa...

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 04:21 PM

Hayward, Rodgers Creek faults connected

LOS ANGELES (AP) The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds.

The Hayward Fault has long been considered a threat because it runs under densely populated neighborhoods east of San Francisco. The new work found that beneath San Pablo Bay, it joins with a second, less active underground fracture to the north.

More: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/6209621-181/2-bay-area-earthquake-faults?artslide=1

*****
Oh yay.

2 replies, 2568 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 2 replies Author Time Post
Reply Hayward, Rodgers Creek faults connected (Original post)
intrepidity Oct 2016 OP
KamaAina Oct 2016 #1
Brother Buzz Oct 2016 #2

Response to intrepidity (Original post)

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 04:31 PM

1. So, in effect, an extension of the Rodgers Creek Fault runs directly under Cal's Memorial Stadium

 

where Aaron Rodgers used to play.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to KamaAina (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 07:36 PM

2. Runs directly under Memorial Stadium? One could make the argument it runs THROUGH the stadium

UC Berkeley lost their on campus earthquake creep laboratory when they seismically upgraded the stadium. Used to be, every football enthusiast made at least one pilgrimage to the end zone of of the stadium to have a look see. The running joke was, "Hayward Fault? No, Contractor's fault".




Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread