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California unveils new seismic shaking map
Mercury News ^ | 4/22/03 | Frank Sweeney

Posted on 04/22/2003 6:35:56 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

Edited on 04/13/2004 3:30:58 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

If you live in the ``pink'' or ``red'' zones, you could be in trouble, scientists and government officials warned in San Jose today as they unveiled a new earthquake shaking map for the state of California.

For the Bay Area as well as most of Southern California, the map colors are very, very warm. In fact, nearly all of coastal California from north of Eureka to the Mexican border, where more than 70 percent of the state's population lives, is red. So are the southern inland deserts.


(Excerpt) Read more at bayarea.com ...


TOPICS: US: California
KEYWORDS: seismic; shaking; unveils
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1 posted on 04/22/2003 6:35:56 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: Mark
Ping .. link to seismic shaking map included.
2 posted on 04/22/2003 6:37:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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Earlier article posted

New Map of California Earthquake Zones Released

3 posted on 04/22/2003 6:41:03 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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4 posted on 04/22/2003 6:44:20 PM PDT by martin_fierro (Mr. Avuncular)
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To: NormsRevenge
I was in an earthquake in Arizona about l4 years ago. It was mild but enough to scare the hell out of me and our friends. we were at a bar and the entire bar started to sway as if it were soft. quite the rude awakeneng.. I had another beer but it still happened again a couple of minutes later. It really started in Bear calif.
5 posted on 04/22/2003 6:48:43 PM PDT by Walnut
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To: nicmarlo
Well now......well now........your sister and I just MIGHT be sittin' pretty, if you follow that map linked on here!!!

6 posted on 04/22/2003 6:49:04 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Become a Monthly Donor to Free Republic. Please?)
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To: Brad's Gramma
The Bay Area is pretty much nuked for the most part in the event of another Big One.. I live between the southern ends of the Hayward and Calaveras faults so I pretty much will not be posting for awhile if it hits anytime soon.

Im hoping we will be in the Reno area in 4-5 years or so.

Fingers, toes and eyes are all crossed as I type 'til then. 8-x

7 posted on 04/22/2003 6:53:13 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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To: NormsRevenge
About a year or so ago there was a map in our local newspaper with the LOCAL areas and either the liquifying thing or the landslides. My little street, IF I AM TO BELIEVE this whole thing, will be an island. But it should still be there.

Wow. I'll be living on an island.
8 posted on 04/22/2003 6:56:33 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Become a Monthly Donor to Free Republic. Please?)
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To: Brad's Gramma
Whereabouts do you live?

I lived on Okinawa for a year during my stint with the Marines, that's enough island life for me, altho I could use the cheap kitty litter. ;-)

9 posted on 04/22/2003 6:59:19 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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To: NormsRevenge
Hang on, keep checkin' the freepmail....
10 posted on 04/22/2003 6:59:55 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Become a Monthly Donor to Free Republic. Please?)
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To: NormsRevenge
Shake it up Baby!

OK right now, Freepers and other Conservatives to the eastern side of Ca.

Democrats and other Liberals to the western side of Ca.

Then let the western side fall into the sea! Problem solved.
11 posted on 04/22/2003 7:00:12 PM PDT by buffyt (Scott Peterson is GUILTY! IMHO)
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To: buffyt
Yur gonna have a heck of a time tearing Eggsackley and Carry_Okie away from their little oases.. oasises.. oasii (?). ;-)
12 posted on 04/22/2003 7:02:03 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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13 posted on 04/22/2003 7:02:42 PM PDT by Consort (Use only un-hyphenated words when posting.)
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To: Consort
I am STEALING that gif for the other earthquake thread.

Just thought I'd tell you my intentions, right up front.

Har!!!!
14 posted on 04/22/2003 7:25:30 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Become a Monthly Donor to Free Republic. Please?)
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To: NormsRevenge
Im hoping we will be in the Reno area in 4-5 years or so.

That's out of the frying pan into a SLIGHTLY cooler frying pan..

There's quite a lot of seismic hazard around Reno.

15 posted on 04/22/2003 7:27:32 PM PDT by John H K
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To: buffyt
Then let the western side fall into the sea! Problem solved

Well, actually, the western side will end up hitting Alaska in several million years, and I don't think the Alaskans would want all of the lefties :-).

Eventually another split is likely to propagate from the Gulf of California up through Death Valley and along the East side of the Sierra, and take all the rest of California out to sea to the NW after that.

16 posted on 04/22/2003 7:29:17 PM PDT by John H K
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To: John H K
Ok, how about Winnemucca or Tonopah? ;-)

As long as we can get QVC and ShopNBC on the dish and they have Bingo close by, my wife will be happy. I'll be logged on FR. LOL

17 posted on 04/22/2003 7:31:26 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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To: NormsRevenge
Have you ever been to Tonapah? I take road trips all over Nevada (like the wide open spaces) and do sit in front of a motel in Tonopah drinking beer a couple times a year, watching the trucks drive through town on U.S. 50. But living there? The best restaurant in town in a Mexican take-out. Winnemuca is a little better but not much.

But I'll bet you've never been to Goldfield, NV, another favorite hangout of mine. There's only 4 motel rooms in town and I'm usually the only guest.

18 posted on 04/22/2003 7:43:11 PM PDT by JoeFromCA
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To: JoeFromCA
Good point, I need a little more action then waiting for visitors to drive thru town.
19 posted on 04/22/2003 7:45:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi .. Support FRee Republic)
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To: John H K; buffyt; Brad's Gramma; NormsRevenge
Everything east of California's gonna fall into the Atlantic! ;)
20 posted on 04/22/2003 7:58:54 PM PDT by WSGilcrest (R)
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