1989 Bay Area Earthquake Video

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 Cruz Mountains.

The 1989 World Series was the 86th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series, and the conclusion of the 1989 Major League Baseball season.A best-of-seven playoff, it was played between the American League (AL) champion Oakland Athletics and the National League (NL) champion San Francisco Giants.The Series ran from October 14 through October 28, with the Athletics sweeping the ...

San Francisco–Oakland earthquake of 1989: San Francisco–Oakland earthquake of 1989, major earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S., on October 17, 1989. The strongest earthquake to hit the area since the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, it caused 63 deaths, nearly 3,800 injuries, and an estimated $6 billion in

On October 17, 1989, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people and causing more than $5 billion in damages.

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook up the San Francisco Bay Area early Thursday. More than 9.8 million people were estimated to be in the area of the shaking.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 shook the Bay Area out of bed at 2:39 a.m. Thursday.. The quake was centered in Berkeley, near the Claremont Hotel on the Northern part of the Hayward fault. It was recorded at a depth of 8 miles.

The 4.4-magnitude earthquake that struck near Berkeley early Thursday damaged mainly the sleep of hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents who were shaken awake, but it also rattled the serenity of those who know the likelihood of a far more serious quake looms.

The earthquake that rattled the Bay Area on Thursday is another reminder of the power and danger of the Hayward Fault, which runs below the populous East Bay.

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is the region's workhorse bridge, carrying more than a third of the traffic of all of the state-owned bridges combined.

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