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1906 San Francisco, USA Images
doi:10.7289/V5154F01
browse graphicThe 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost their lives in the earthquake and ensuing fire. In terms of 1906 dollars, the total property damage amounted to about $24 million from the earthquake and $350 million from the fire. The fire destroyed 28,000 buildings in a 520-block area of San Francisco.

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Natural hazard event (tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or other geological hazard) description, image thumbnails, map, links to metadata and details from the NGDC Hazards databases
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Collection of damage and geological images resulting from natural hazards, specifically tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes.
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Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: 1906 San Francisco, USA). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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