Case Study of Earthquakes MEDC - Loma Prieta, San Francisco, USA

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  • 6.9 on the Richter scale.
  • The epicentre was 10 miles north of Santa Cruz on the San Andreas Fault.
  • The tremors lasted 15 seconds.
  • 63 people were killed.
  • 3,800 injured.

San Andreas Fault

  • Constructive plate boundary (a plate boundary where two plates move in the same direction with one normally moving faster than the



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