Financial Implications of the HayWired Scenario

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) HayWired scenario postulates the occurrence of a magnitude (M) 7.0 earthquake along the fault today. CoreLogic® offers a perspective on what this means for the insurance industry–and how we collectively can prepare better.

Read more about what the damage and recovery would look like and what this teaches us about where we stand in catastrophe preparedness today.

Expect to learn more about:

  • The amount of homes damaged, and what that monetary loss looks like
  • What kinds of damage can occur following an earthquake
  • How aftershocks affect total damage even months after the main event

To learn more about the HayWired scenario, please visit

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