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Hearing on the Loma Prieta earthquake

California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Insurance, Claims, and Corporations. Subcommittee on Earthquake Insurance.

Hearing on the Loma Prieta earthquake

an examination of earthquake insurance property damage : December 8, 1989, Santa Cruz City Hall, Santa Cruz, California

by California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Insurance, Claims, and Corporations. Subcommittee on Earthquake Insurance.

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Published by The Legislature in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California, Northern.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Earthquake -- California, Northern

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCalifornia Legislature, Senate Subcommittee on Earthquake Insurance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG9981.35.C2 C33 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. ;
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1989218M
      LC Control Number90621849

        'The Ghost Daughter' Author Draws From Experiences In Loma Prieta Earthquake Sound Advice: The Latest In Lo-Fi And Jangle Rock Live From The Democratic Convention: Day Three.   The earth was, indeed, moving under his feet, as shock waves fanned out from an epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Jose in the deadly and devastating Loma Prieta earthquake of Oct.

        Loma Prieta earthquake. Updated PM ET, Tue Octo Share. 1 of 10 Firefighters extinguish a blaze in San Francisco's Marina District in the aftermath of a magnitude.   On Octo , the Loma Prieta earthquake hits the San Francisco Bay Area. The earthquake, centered in the Santa Cruz Mountains, took the lives of .

        This sweeping view of San Francisco's waterfront from the top of Coit Tower is a eye-opening example of how development decisions after the Loma Prieta Earthquake shaped the city. Read this Social Issues Essay and o other research documents. Loma Prieta Earthquake. On Octo at approximately PM, a magnitude earthquake shook the Oakland and San Francisco areas. The /5(1).


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The Hearing on the Loma Prieta earthquake book Prieta earthquake occurred on California’s Central Coast on October 17 at p.m. local time ( UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz affected: Central Coast (California).

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See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(2). The earthquake was considered to be one of the strongest quakes since the quake ofbecause, unlike the typical California earthquake focal depth of 4 – 6 miles, the Loma Prieta earthquake measured in at 11 miles.

The earthquake not only led to a high number of deaths and loss of property, it also led to a negative impact on the environment. Get this from a library. Hearing on the Loma Prieta earthquake: an examination of earthquake insurance property damage: December 8,Santa Cruz City Hall, Santa Cruz, California.

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Geological Survey awarded approximately $ million in grants to do various studies. The Loma Prieta earthquake provided a perspective different from earthquakes in Mexico City, Armenia, Ferndale, Landers, and Whittier. After observing damage in my home town and talking to families of victims, I was ashamed that we had not fully used what we knew.

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