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San Francisco Earthquake Facts

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18 with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).

Find out more about the history of San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

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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.

San Francisco: San Francisco, city and port, northern California, U.S., located on a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay.

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards

Long-lost film footage is giving people a glimpse of the past, going back more than 100 years to show the 1906 earthquake that killed thousands and left San Francisco in ruins. Although the film, recently re-discovered at a flea market, is on its way to the Library of Congress, its first stop was a ...

Cannabis Chef Fuses Marijuana With Haute CuisinePot shops and lounges are popping up across San Francisco.But the next big thing may be marijuana restaurants.

San Francisco: San Francisco from Twin Peaks. This location is the highest elevation in San Francisco and has stunning 360 degree views.

San Francisco City Guides: Free Neighborhood Walking Tours of San Francisco

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