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  • Northridge-California 1994
    • general information
      • located near the San Andreas Fault
      • happened very early in the morning so people were asleep
      • people exposed, epicentre west of LA
    • Social impacts
      • 90,000 homes destroyed and 125,000 people homeless
      • 49,000 homes cut off from water supply and 20,000 cut off from gas
    • Economic impacts
      • many apartments damaged as they had very weak ceilings
      • cost $29 million due to economic losses


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