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Seismic Hazard Zones

To see what hazards are near your home, visit This site will let you enter your address and view earthquake, flood, fire and tsunami hazards in the vicinity. 

The following Seismic Hazard Zone data is provided by the State of California web site.  The Seismic Hazard Zone Maps map may not show all areas that have the potential for liquefaction, landslide, strong earth ground shaking or other earthquake and geologic hazards. Also, a single earthquake capable of causing liquefaction or triggering landslide failure will not uniformly affect the entire area zoned.

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