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1994 Northridge, USA Images
doi:10.7289/V5154F01
browse graphicAt 4:31 am local time (12:31 GMT) on Monday, January 17, 1994, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake twenty miles west northwest of downtown Los Angeles awoke nearly everyone in southern California. Damage was most extensive in the San Fernando Valley, the Simi Valley, and in the northern part of the Los Angeles Basin. It took 57 lives and caused $10 billion in property damage. This set depicts the damage in Northridge the epicentral area.

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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: 1994 Northridge, USA). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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