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San Francisco Earthquake 1906
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on April 18 with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.9 and a maximum Mercalli ...
San Francisco City Hall after the 1906 Earthquake. (from Steinbrugge Collection of the UC Berkeley Earthquake Engineering Research Center) The California earthquake of April 18, 1906 ranks as one of the most significant earthquakes of all time. Today, its importance comes more from the wealth of ...
On the morning of April 18, 1906, a massive earthquake shook San Francisco, California. Though the quake lasted less than a minute, its immediate impact was disastrous.
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San Francisco earthquake of 1906: The San Francisco earthquake of 1906, a major earthquake and fire that destroyed some 28,000 buildings and killed more than 3,000 people.
A devastating earthquake begins to shake the city of San Francisco in the morning hours of this day in 1906.The first of two vicious tremors shook San Francisco at 5:13 a.
When the 1906 earthquake struck San Francisco, amateur photographer Louis P. Selby worked in the family's candy shop. He took to the streets with his camera.
"There is practically nothing left..." “At 5:13 o’clock A.M. of this 18th day of April 1906 San Francisco and vicinity was visited with a most violent earthquake shock.”
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. Devastating fires
2006 was the centennial of the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire and in recognition the California State Capitol Museum developed Rumors of Great Disaster: The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. The exhibit featured dramatic photographs, original accounts of survivors, memorabilia, and ...