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San Francisco Earthquake Major
June 6, 1915 An earthquake with an abrupt rocking motion at 9:51 a.m. June 22, 1915 Earthquake in the Imperial Valley wrecked the towns of Calexico and El Centro.
Residents across the San Francisco Bay Area were shaken out of their beds early Thursday after a magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled the area, but caused no major damage. The quake struck around 2:39 a.m. about two miles east from Berkeley, just across the bay from San Francisco, according to the U.S ...
The Great 1906 Earthquake And Fire Click this link to purchase prints of our 1906 earthquake collection. The San Francisco 1906 Earthquake Great Register
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
Clustered around the 1,070-foot tower are a collection of high rises built on the soft soil and sand on the edge of the bay. They represent a bold symbol of a new San Francisco, but also a potential danger for a city that sits precariously on unstable, earthquake-prone ground.
On this day 112 years ago, the San Andreas Fault under San Francisco rumbled apart, causing the devastating 1906 earthquake that swallowed city blocks, broke water mains, and triggered massive fires that burned for days. The threat of another major quake for the Bay Area is "real and could happen at ...
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.
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 ...
The massive earthquake that shook San Francisco to its core in the early hours of April 18, 1906, ignited a howling blaze that threatened total destruction of the city.