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San Francisco 1906 Earthquake  - The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. Devastating fires broke out in the city and lasted for several days. As a result of the quake and fires, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of San Francisco was destroyed.<br />
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The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States
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San Francisco 1906 Earthquake - The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. Devastating fires broke out in the city and lasted for several days. As a result of the quake and fires, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of San Francisco was destroyed.

The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the...
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From gallery: PD_A4
Source: Via AQP
Date: 5 Jul 2007
Location: Washington DC United States of america
Credit: Detroit Publishing Co
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