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The Association of Bay Area Governments estimates 370,373
Bay Area people will become homeless after a magnitude 7.3 Hayward fault earthquake

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists estimate there is a 70% probability of a magnitude 6.7 or greater Bay Area earthquake between 2000 and 2030

1989 Loma Prieta earthquake in Santa Cruz was magnitude 6.9

1906 San Francisco earthquake was magnitude 7.8


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