Regional North America United States California Metro Areas San Francisco Bay Area Science and Environment Loma Prieta Earthquake 1989
Sites about the October 17, 1989 earthquake epicentered at Loma Prieta, which inflicted considerable damage and loss of life in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas, including the collapse of major sections of the former Cypress freeway (Interstate 880) and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
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1989 Oakland Earthquake
Ladder54 photos includes 1989 California Bay Area earthquake collapse of Interstate 880 to I 80 in Oakland. Rescues and recoveries as well.
The October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
An EQE study of the sesmicity and geology of the quake and of damage to infrastructure. Includes maps and photographs of damaged buildings and transportation facilities. [PDF]
US Geologic Survey: Loma Prieta Earthquake Photos (DDS-29)
Over 100 high-resolution photographs of the October 17, 1989 earthquake, with index map, available in GIF, JPG, PDF, and PCD versions, as well as fact sheet and related links.
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