Living on the Faultline:
Are we ready?
"A major earthquake within the densely populated San Francisco Bay area, such as the event postulated in this planning scenario or an equivalent even in the urban Los Angeles area, would consititute one of the most devastating natural disasters that could concievably strike this nation."
"Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake on the Hayward Fault, San Francisco Area", California Geology, July 1986, Vol. 39, No. 7.