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San Francisco Earthquake Freeway Collapse
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 role of Loma Prieta, the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake in the history of the United States of America.
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.
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San Francisco-Oakland earthquake of 1989Damaged buildings in Santa Cruz, California, following the San Francisco-Oakland earthquake of 1989.C.E. Meyer/U.S. Geological Survey The earthquake significantly damaged the transportation system of the Bay Area. The collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct ...
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The northern segment of the fault runs from Hollister, through the Santa Cruz Mountains, epicenter of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, then up the San Francisco Peninsula, where it was first identified by Professor Lawson in 1895, then offshore at Daly City near Mussel Rock.
Fire Truck co. 54 photos includes 1989 California San Francisco area earthquake,collapse and rescues of cypress freeway I-880.
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More than 1,000 old concrete buildings in Los Angeles and hundreds more throughout the county may be at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake, according to a Times analysis. By the most conservative estimate, as many as 50 of these buildings in the city alone would be destroyed, exposing ...