San Francisco Natural Hazard Maps

Someone asked me about these today – so I thought I’d throw a few maps up here for readers that are curious about the location of natural hazards in San Francisco. Click on the map for a bigger view, and to be taken to the source of the map.
San Francisco Liquefaction Map
San Francisco Liquefaction Map


San Francisco Natural Hazards Map
San Francisco Natural Hazards Map
My personal favorite, which is sort of a hazard because building a house on water is never a good idea, is a map of all of the creeks, marshes and landfill throughout historical San Francisco. This map is from the 1890’s. As with the others, click to see the map full size, and to see the source.

San Francisco Historical Creek Map
San Francisco Historical Underground Water Location
And finally – if you’re curious about the last little rumble you felt – check out this map which will show you the size and magnitude of the most recent earthquake.


San Francisco Recent Earthquakes

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