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Earthquake Bay Area April 2015
In the USGS's hypothetical earthquake disaster, about 800 people are killed and 18,000 injured when the tremor hits on the Hayward Fault at Oakland.The fault -- which runs for 52 miles along the east side of the Bay Area through one of the most densely populated stretches of the West Coast -- ruptures along its entire length, unleashing hellish destruction, especially in East Bay cities like ...
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 Cruz Mountains.
The 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake, also known as the Napier earthquake, occurred in New Zealand at 10:47 am on 3 February, killing 256, injuring thousands and devastating the Hawke's Bay region. It remains New Zealand's deadliest natural disaster.Centred 15 km north of Napier, it lasted for two and a half minutes and measured magnitude 7.8 M s (magnitude 7.9 M w).
An earthquake shook California's San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday, waking many, but there were no immediate reports of damage.. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shallow quake was a magnitude 4.4 and occurred at 2:39am PST. Its epicenter was in Berkeley, across the bay from San Francisco, but was felt up to 40 miles away.
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10 interesting facts on the cause, deaths, damage etc. of the 1960 Valdivia earthquake in Chile, the most powerful in recorded history.
Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011: Japan earthquake and tsunami, severe natural disaster that occurred in northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and killed at least 20,000 people.
In the past decade, several quakes around the world have killed hundreds of thousands of people. Here's a look at some of the deadliest quakes in the past 10 or so years: APRIL 25, 2015: MORE THAN 8,000 DEAD IN NEPAL More than 8,000 people were killed on April 25, 2015, after a magnitude-7.8 quake ...
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