1906 San Francisco earthquake

  • When: April 18, 5:12 a.m. 1906
  • Where: San Francisco, North coast, Cenral coast, Northern California
  • Magnitude: 7.7 – 8.25 ~ 7.8 Mw[1]
  • Plates involved: Pacific plate and North American plate
  • Damage: 80% of San Francisco destroyed, 3000+ people died. 227,000-300,000 people were homeless, 28,000 buildings destroyed
  • Warning, aftershock: Quick warning for massive devastation

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