Description

At 5:13 a.m., an earthquake estimated 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes San Francisco, caused by a slip of the San Andreas Fault over a segment about 275 kilometers long, killing estimated 3,000 people from the quake and fires and destroying over 80% of the city

Location

San Francisco

Rate

Very important (8)

Sphere

Eatherquackes

Images

Photo of 1906 San Francisco earthquake, by Arnold Genthe

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