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San Francisco has suffered two notable earthquakes. One in 1906 and the other (the Loma Prieta earthquake) in 1989.

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What is the name of the earthquake of 1906 in San Francisco?

The name of the San Francisco earthquake that happened in 1906 is called the Great San Francisco earthquake.

How big was the earthquake in San Francisco?

In 1906 the earthquake was 7.9 in San Francisco

What was the cause of the San Francisco earthquake?

The San Francisco earthquake was caused by a rift in the San Andreas fault.

What was the most powerful earthquake in San Francisco?

The Great 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

How did the landscape change after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906?

How did the landscape change after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906?

Where was the Focus of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake lasted for 1 minute

What was the magnitude of the 1989 earthquake in San Francisco?

if i interupt in school we learnt that the magnitude was 7.7 therefore the earthquake was called the great san francisco earthquake

What happened in San Francisco in 1906?

A major earthquake hit San Francisco

How big was the San Francisco earthquake?

The San Francisco earthquake, which occurred in 1906, measured 7.9 on the Richter scale.

What scientific discoveries were made from the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake?

The elastic-rebound theory was found from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake

Do earthquakes have names?

Normally an earthquake is first named by the year and then the place: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. Sometimes the year is followed by the name of the fault.none

How much did the 1906 earthquake destroy san francisco?

Over 80% of San Francisco was destroyed

What is the most famous earthquake in California?

The earthquake of 1906, San Francisco

What type of earthquake was the San Francisco Earthquake?

It was a transform or strike slip boundary earthquake.

What happened in 1906?

The San Francisco earthquake

What was the magnitude of the San Francisco earthquake?

The moment magnitude of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco was estimated to be between 7.7 and 7.9 by the US Geological Survey.

Why did the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake happen?

The earthquake was triggered by a slip along the SanAndreas fault

What type of stress did the 1902 san francisco earthquake have?

The great San Francisco earthquake happened in 1906 and not in 1902. The type of stress was a strike-slip stress.

Who was the president during the San Francisco Earthquake?

Theodore Roosevelt was president from 1901-1909 the San Francisco earthquake is during 1906 5 years after his presidency.

San Francisco earthquake 1906?

The 1906 earthquake in San Francisco happened at 5:00 am in the morning. The earthquake registered 7.7 on the Richter Scale and killed more than 3,000 people.

How did San Francisco react from the earthquake?

people rebuilt San Francisco and while rebuilding to town, the population of the cities around San Francisco grew quickly

When was the earthquake and fire of San Francisco?

The earthquake and fire of San Francisco happened on April 18th, 1906. there was much damage done to the city of San Fran. (You can go to Wikipedia for more information.)

In which city in the United States was there a major Earthquake in 1906?

san franciscoThe Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake5:12 AM - April 18, 1906(in California)

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