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San Francisco Earthquake Information
Home page of the Museum of the City of San Francisco, with exhibits about the 1906 earthquake, California Gold Rush, internment of the Japanese during World War II
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On this day in History, The Great San Francisco Earthquake on Apr 18, 1906. Learn more about what happened today on History.
San Francisco (initials SF; / ˌ s æ n f r ə n ˈ s ɪ s k oʊ, f r æ n-/, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'; Spanish: [san franˈsisko]), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
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.
San Francisco–Oakland earthquake of 1989: San Francisco–Oakland earthquake of 1989, major earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S., on October 17, 1989.
The role of Loma Prieta, the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake in the history of the United States of America.
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The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...