Loma Prieta, San Francisco, California



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  • Created on: 26-03-11 13:51

October 17th 1989 at 5.04pm

62 deaths

6.5-7.5 Richter scale

3'757 injured

8000-12000 homeless

$12 billion property damage

Interstate 880/Cypress Viaduct

42 deaths and many injuries

people crushed to death in cars

Bush signed $3.45 billion earthquake relief package for California

242 damaged buildings at Stanford University

Strong media coverage - responsible for edcation

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