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san francisco earthquake, 1989.

After the quake os 89 a major connector to the Bay bridge collapsed as well as a part of the bridge. New Bay Bridge just opened recently

Anchorage Alaska Earthquake 1964 Photo | Anchorage unprepared for next big quake | Homeland Security News Wire

Through the years powerful earthquakes have been recorded all over the globe. Examine the world's biggest earthquakes and the most powerful tremors.

Haiti's struggles

The Most Devastating Natural Disasters Of The 21st Century

San Francisco earthquake (1989).  California is prone to earthquakes from many different faults around the state.

The Odds of a Massive Earthquake Hitting California Just Went Up

Fecha: 10 de noviembre de 1922   Hora: 23:53   Magnitud: 8,5   Pais: Chile   Lugar: Vallenar (Atacama), entre la Región de Antofagasta y la Región Metropolitana de Santiago.   Muertes: 800 aprox.

The gravitational forces responsible for high tides may also play a role in triggering major earthquakes, a study suggests.

1971 Sylmar Earthquake  San Fernando Valley Lived through this quake on Feb. 9!  Scary.  We evacuated because the Van Norman Dam was cracked, and they thought it might burst down on the valley!

1971 Sylmar Earthquake San Fernando Valley Lived through this quake on Feb. We evacuated because the Van Norman Dam was cracked, and they thought it might burst down on the valley!

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

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