San Francisco earthquake

San Francisco earthquake

disaster claiming many lives and most of city (1906). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 443–444]
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"But his son was killed in the San Francisco earthquake. I saw his name in all the lists.
The movement comes to a head with the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, which is seen as the fulfillment of Joshua's predictions; and the book concludes with a dramatic ending complete with lingering doubts on Eva's part about her role in the cult.
Shah determined that a jolt similar to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake (estimated magnitude of 8) could cost $115 billion to $135 billion and kill 2,000 to 6,000 people in the Bay area.
You're talking a sizeable tunnel and a shift may not be significant compared to the diameter of the tunnel," he said, noting that during the 1987 San Francisco earthquake, its subway system did not experience a problem.
The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 was still making headlines in January 1907.
Winchester's recounting of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is dense with facts but light and breezy in style.
The character portrayals are the main appeal here, as this sequel lacks the drama of the first book, which began with the devastating San Francisco earthquake of 1906.
The great San Francisco earthquake of 1906 broke through three segments, as did the last great southern California earthquake, in 1857.
The property/casualty issue of Best's Review focused once more on the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire.
In 1906, 11 hours after the great San Francisco earthquake, a shock with an estimated magnitude of 6.2 occurred in the imperial Valley, at the opposite end of the state.
The effects of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire lingered into the October 1906 issue of Best's Review.
Historical records show that prior to the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake (estimated magnitude approximately 8.2), the Bay Area passed through 70 years of increased seismic activity, when 16 quakes of magnitude 6 or greater occurred there.

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