The Big One Brian Morearty's Google Maps Simulation of a San Francisco Earthquake

April 18, 2006, was the 100th anniversary of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906. Geologists tell us there is a 62% chance of a magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquake hitting the Bay Area in the next 30 years. But there's no way to know when. It could be today.

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