Major Earthquake On Bay Area Fault Could Kill 800 People, USGS Predicts

Major Earthquake On Bay Area Fault Could Kill 800 People, USGS Predicts

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A sign notifying people they are standing on the Hayward Fault stands at the children

The U.S. Geological Survey simulated a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on the Hayward fault near Oakland, Calif., and found that such a quake could kill hundreds and cause more than $100 billion in damage.

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