104th Anniversary of ’06 Quake

1906 earthquake 104th Anniversary of 06 Quake

SF City Hall after '06 Quake?Steinbrugge Collection UCB

It was 104 years ago, 5:12am, when San Francisco was hit with a major earthquake. Most of the damage was not caused by the initial quake but what happened afterwards…read about it after the jump.

A lot of the damage following the 1906 earthquake was caused by fires and the inability to put them out quickly. Read about the quake here:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/18april/

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