Bay Area Earthquake Loma Prieta

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 role of Loma Prieta, the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake in the history of the United States of America.

June 6, 1915 An earthquake with an abrupt rocking motion at 9:51 a.m. June 22, 1915 Earthquake in the Imperial Valley wrecked the towns of Calexico and El Centro.

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.

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 ...

Bay Area earthquake history. Since 1836, there have been five earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area with a magnitude of 6.75 or higher.

San Francisco–Oakland earthquake of 1989, also called Loma Prieta earthquake, 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 property damage.

Resources for Bay Area Cities and Counties in response to the October 2017 North Bay Fires. Links to information that elected officials and staff may find helpful.

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered along a seismically active 5-mile stretch of Hayward fault near the UC-Berkeley campus and the historic Claremont Hotel jolted the Bay Area awake early Thursday.

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.

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