Northridge earthquake

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  • Created on: 31-05-13 13:13
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  • Northridge earthquake, Los Angeles
    • 17 January 1994
    • Movement along a previously unknown thrust fault
    • Focus = depth of 18.4km
    • Main Effects
      • 57 killed
      • 1,500 injured
      • 11 major roads were damaged
      • 11,000 landslides triggered
      • 20,000 people immediately made homeless
      • 600 aftershocks
    • Estimated cost - $30 billion

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