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Earthquake Planning Scenarios published by the California Geological Survey:

  • The ShakeOut Scenario - Effects of a Potential M7.8 Earthquake on the San Andreas fault in Southern California, CGS Preliminary Report 25/USGS Open File Report 2008-1150 - This PDF is the full preliminary report for the 2008 ShakeOut Scenario. The PDF is around 21 megabytes.  Click here to download Preliminary Report 25.  The report, appendices and additional material are also available on the USGS web page at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1150/.
  • SP115 - 1995 - Planning Scenario in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, California for a Great Earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone - Toppozada, T.R., & others
    The proposed effects of a large subduction zone earthquake and the damage caused by shaking and a possible tsunami.
  • SP112 - 1994 - Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the Rodgers Creek Fault in the Northern San Francisco Bay Area - Toppozada, T.R., Borchardt, G., Hallstrom, C.L., & Youngs, L.G.
    The proposed effects of a magnitude 7 earthquake caused by the Rogers Creek Fault rupturing from San Pablo Bay to Santa Rosa.
  • SP102 - 1993 - Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the San Jacinto Fault in the San Bernardino Area - Toppozada, T.R., Borchardt, G., & Hallstrom, C.L.
    The proposed effects of a magnitude 7 earthquake along the San Jacinto Fracture Zone.
  • SP100 - 1990 - Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake in the San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area - Reichle, M.S., & others
    The proposed effects of a large earthquake on the Rose Canyon and associated faults.
  • SP099 - 1988 - Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone [Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California] - Toppozada, T.R., Bennett, J.H., Borchardt, G., Saul, R., and Davis, J.F.
  • SP078 - 1987 - Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake on the Hayward Fault in the San Francisco Bay Area, California - Steinbrugge, K.V. & others
    The proposed effects of magnitude 7.5 earthquake along the most densely populated fault in the state.
  • SP061 - 1982 - Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault in the San Francisco Bay Area, California - Davis, J.F., & others
    The proposed effects of a repeat of the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake on population of the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • SP060 - 1982 - Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault in Southern California - Davis, J.F., & others
    The proposed effects of a repeat of the Great 1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake on population of the Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties' populations..