Clayton-Marsh Creek-Greenville Fault

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This fault is shown in white and is the rightmost fault

The Clayton-Marsh Creek-Greenville Fault is a fault located in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area of California, in Alameda County and Contra Costa County.

It is part of the somewhat parallel system of faults that are secondary to the San Andreas Fault. The 5.8 magnitude 1980 Livermore earthquake occurred on this fault.

Probability map

As shown on the map at left, the predicted probability of a major earthquake on this fault within the next 30 years is relatively low, only 3%.

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For recent activity in the region shown on this map see the USGS map for this location. With appropriate browser settings the "live" maps will also show all of the names of faults shown on the map as you rollover with the cursor.


Coordinates: 37°42′N 121°40′W / 37.7°N 121.67°W / 37.7; -121.67