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2016.05.11 - Joint USGS-CGS Post-Earthquake Response Exercise, M7 Hayward Fault Scenario


This is only a drill. This scenario exercise was developed by USGS and CGS, and will begin at 9:00 am PT on May 11, 2016.

2014.08.24 - M6.0 South Napa Earthquake, California


USGS Press Release 8/26/2014 7:52pm PDT:

The area surrounding the epicenter of the mainshock is continuing to experience a number of aftershocks. As of Tuesday Aug. 26, 4 PM PDT, there have been more than 80 aftershocks; only four of these have had magnitudes greater than 3. The greater-than-magnitude 3 aftershocks include:

2011.10.23 - M7.2 Eastern Turkey


At least 534 people killed, 2,300 injured and 14,618 buildings and homes destroyed or damaged in the Ercis-Tabanli-Van area. Telecommunications, electricity and water services disrupted. Felt throughout eastern Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and northwestern Iran and parts of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Israel.

Oct. 15, 2009 - ShakeOut; audio bridge and tabletop agenda


At 10:15 a.m. on 10/15/2009 there will be a statewide "drop, cover and hold on" drill.

The main source of information on this is http://www.shakeout.org/

The USGS earthquake program, along with SCEC and our partners at Caltech, CGS, Cal EMA and the Clearinghouse, among others, will participate in tabletop (and some full-scale) exercises throughout the day. Attached are the agenda and audio bridge information for anyone who would like to join us by telecon throughout the day's activities. Please join us in person or on the audio bridge if you would like.

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