This video documents scenes of the october 17, 1989 loma prieta earthquake and its aftermath the largest to hit the san francisco area since 1906 and regist.
Usgs earthquake hazards program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards.
Incredible images from the oct 17, 1989 loma prieta earthquake in california's santa cruz mountains.
The loma prieta earthquake was named for loma prieta peak in the santa cruz mountains, which lies just to the east of the mainshock epicenter the duration of the heaviest shaking in the santa cruz mountains was about 15 seconds,.
The 20th anniversary of the 1989 loma prieta earthquake serves as an important reminder to all residents of california that the geologic processes responsible for creating the beautiful natural landscape we enjoy can sometimes occur suddenly and violently so it’s important to be prepared.
About this loma prieta earthquake publication this publication contains 103 digitized color 35-mm images from open-file report 90-547 (nakata and others, 1990) our photographic coverage reflects the time and resources available immediately after the event and is not intended to portray the full extent of earthquake damage.