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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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Purchase EQ Box

To purchase an EQ Box please complete the following steps:

1. Pick a suitable location for the EQ Box. The location should be relatively level, have good drainage, and not be near anything that could fall on the EQ Box during an earthquake (e.g. brick chimney). The EQ Box is 4'7" long x 2'4" wide x 3' tall. Be sure to have 25 inches of space above the EQ Box for lid clearance when the lid is opened.

2. Review the EQ Box Options & Prices information and select an option.

3. Call us to order and to schedule the delivery of your EQ Box. Our telephone number is 510-527-4337.

If you have questions relating to purchasing an EQ Box call us at
510-527-4337 or e-mail


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