Earthquake damage, Loma Prieta earthquake, October 1989



Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geophysical Data Center in Boulder, Colo

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  • Earthquakes -- California -- Loma Prieta,
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.,
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- Loma Prieta.

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Shipping list no.: 93-0257-P (pt. 1); 90-584-P (pt. 2)

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  Immediately following the magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake of Octo , a team representing the Interagency Committee on Seismic Safety in Construction surveyed the damage to buildings, utilities and transportation by: 5. - Explore circuitmouse's board "Loma Prieta Earthquake • Oct. 17,", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about San francisco earthquake, Natural disasters and pins. During the earthquake, a total land area of about 4, km2 was shaken with seismic intensities that can cause significant damage to structures. The area of the Marina District of San Francisco is only kmless than percent of the area most strongly affected by the earthquake--but its significance with respect to engineering, seismology, and planning far outstrips its proportion of.   On Oct. 17, , destruction from the Loma Prieta earthquake killed 67 people and injured 3, The magnitude quake went down in the history of California’s central coast as the most damaging seismic event since It sent seismic waves from its origin in the Santa Cruz Mountains to San Francisco, the East Bay and beyond.

The Loma Prieta Earthquake was a powerful earthquake that struck at PM on Tuesday, Octo in the San Francisco Bay area in Northern California (USA). The earthquake measured on the Richter scale, classifying it as "major".The earthquake ran along the San Andreas Fault, the epicenter was located near the Loma Prieta peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Octo The Loma Prieta Earthquake killed over 60 people, injured 3, and caused over $6,,, in damage. It was the largest earthquake to occur since the Earthquake . The Loma Prieta earthquake was preceded by disturbances in the background magnetic field strength nearby. Large increases in extremely low frequency field strength were observed about mi (7 km) from the epicenter, up to two weeks in advance of the actual event. The magnitude (Mw) Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay region of central California at p.m. P.d.t. on Octo , killing 62 people and generating billions of dollars in property damage.

The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred on Octo at p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. It had a moment magnitude of and a surface wave magnitude of The duration was 15 to 20 seconds. The earthquake occurred due to slip in either the San Andreas Fault or a subsidiary fault. Loma Prieta Earthquake photo gallery This October marks the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake that shook the Bay Area during the late-afternoon on October 17th. With a magnitude, its force was devastating. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- This coming Friday is the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. It killed 63 people and did $10 billion in damage.   On Octo , an earthquake of magnitude struck a branch fault of the San Andreas near the city of Santa Cruz in the southern Santa Cruz Mountains. It came to be known as the Loma Prieta earthquake after the name of a 3,foot mountain in .

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On the afternoon of 17 Octobera magnitude earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 63 people and causing $13bn in damages as it toppled a chunk of the Bay Bridge, collapsed Author: Susie Cagle. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Earthquake damage, Loma Prieta earthquake, October Boulder, Colo.

( Broadway, Boulder ): U.S. Dept. On Octoat p.m. (PDT), a magnitude earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. The epicenter was located near Loma Prieta peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, approximately 14 km (9 mi) northeast of Santa Cruz and 96 km (60 mi) south-southeast of San Francisco.

The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred on Tuesday, Octo Earthquake damage p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The tremors were felt for a duration of approximately 20 seconds. The moment magnitude was recorded atand a surface wave magnitude of was recorded after consultation with monitoring stations around the world.

On Octoa magnitude earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people and causing more than $5 billion in damages. On Octoa magnitude earthquake hit. San Francisco earthquake ofalso called Loma Prieta earthquake, major earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S., on Octoand caused 63 deaths, nearly 3, injuries, and an estimated $6 billion in property damage.

The Loma October 1989 book earthquake struck the San Francisco area on Octocausing 63 deaths and $10 billion worth of damage. This book October 1989 book existing research on the Loma Prieta quake and draws from it practical lessons that could be applied to other earthquake-prone areas of the country.

The magnitude (M w) Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay area of central California at p.m. local time on 17 Octoberkilling 62 people and generating billions of dollars in property damage.

Scientists were not surprised by the occurrence of a destructive earthquake in this region and had in fact been attempting to forecast the location of the next large earthquake in the Cited by:   The Loma Prieta earthquake both reconfirmed the vulnerability of areas in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay region to liquefaction and provided an opportunity to test methodologies for predicting liquefaction that have been developed since the mid's.

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The earthquake struck at on 17th October measuring on the richter scale. The epicentre was located in the Santa Cruz mountains 60 miles south of San Francisco. The earthquake was caused by movement along the San Andreas Fault (a conservative plate margin).

A California Highway Patrol officer checks the damage to cars that fell when the upper deck of the Bay Bridge collapsed onto the lower deck after the Loma Prieta earthquake in San Francisco.

(Oct. the loma prieta, california, earthquake of octo societal response loss estimation and procedures review, evaluation, and revision of the atc postearthquake building safety evaluation procedures to include the loma prieta earthquake by robert a.

bruce, applied technology council, redwood city, calif. contents page a3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5File Size: 2MB. A woman riding in a crowded bus in San Francisco uses a cellular phone to communicate after the Loma Prieta earthquake struck at p.m.

on Oct. 17, (Steve German / The Chronicle Author: Kevin Fagan. The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in northern California on October 17 at p.m.

local time. The shock was centered in a sparsely populated area 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 a maximum Modified Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), and a.

1 of 24 Residents walk by houses in the Marina district, severely damaged by the Loma Prieta earthquake. They were allowed 15 minutes to go in and get some of their possessions on Octo Author: Bill Van Niekerken.

@article{osti_, title = {The OctoLoma Prieta Earthquake: Effects on selected power and industrial facilities}, author = {Swan, S.W. and Roche, T.R. and Schiff, A.J.}, abstractNote = {The Loma Prieta Earthquake of Tuesday, Octowas the most damaging seismic event in California since the great San Francisco Earthquake of Videos from the Octomagnitude Loma Prieta earthquake which caused damage in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Photo by Jeff Marshall On Octo at p.m. a magnitude earthquake on the San Andreas Fault shook the Central Coast of California and lasted for fifteen seconds. The epicenter of the quake lay near Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, about ten miles northeast of the city of Santa Cruz, deep in the redwoods of Forest of.

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When the earthquake struck at p.m., ( hr) Tuesday evening, most of Oakland was fairly quiet. Author(s): Reti, Irene; Regional History Project, UCSC Library | Abstract: On Octo at p.m.

a magnitude earthquake on the San Andreas Fault shook the Central Coast of California and lasted for fifteen seconds. The epicenter of the quake lay near Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, about ten miles northeast of the city of Santa Cruz, deep in the redwoods of Forest Author: Irene Reti.

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