Earthquakes and faults in the San Francisco Bay area (1970-2003)

Scientific Investigations Map 2848
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The map depicts both active and inactive faults and earthquakes magnitude 1.5 to 7.0 in the greater San Francisco Bay area. Twenty-two earthquakes magnitude 5.0 and greater are indicated on the map and listed chronologically in an accompanying table. The data are compiled from records from 1970-2003. The bathymetry was generated from a digital version of NOAA maps and hydrogeographic data for San Francisco Bay. Elevation data are from the USGS National Elevation Database. Landsat satellite image is from seven Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus scenes. Fault data are reproduced with permission from the California Geological Survey. The earthquake data are from the Northern California Earthquake Catalog.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Earthquakes and faults in the San Francisco Bay area (1970-2003)
Series title Scientific Investigations Map
Series number 2848
ISBN 0607990295
DOI 10.3133/sim2848
Year Published 2004
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Description Map: 33 x 46 inches; Table
Country United States
State California
Other Geospatial San Francisco Bay
Scale 300000
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