also hit in mid-afternoon when most villagers would be outside.
New buildings in San Francisco have to follow strict codes that stabilize them against future quakes
In 1994, a powerful quake
caused $20 billion in damage and killed 58 people in the Los Angeles area.
The way in which Japan's property laws obscure ownership, and hence retard rebuilding efforts, similarly surfaced in the aftermath of the quake
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For scientists then and now, some of the most useful data about the quake
were recorded by distant instruments in Japan, Puerto Rico, and Europe, says Gregory C.
The strongest quake
that the San Andreas fault is thought to be able to generate is under 8.
How many times stronger was the Mexico City quake
of 1985 than the San Francisco quake
The islands were also hit by numerous smaller quakes
measuring 4 and 3 and lower on the Japanese scale throughout the day.
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In contrast, after the March 2005 quake
, the island's northwestern tip held a steady elevation, while the southeastern tip was lifted about 1.
The initial, 10-second quake
was felt along a 350-mile stretch, as far north as Sacramento and as far south as Santa Ana.
was centered in Izmit, a populous suburb of Istanbul, Turkey's largest city (see map, p.
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centered in the Alban Hills and a magnitude 7.