EarthQuake Mathematics Project

1906 San Francisco EarthQuake. Credits: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1906_San_F

Occurred: April 18, 1906

Resulted in devastating fires that consumed and destroyed over 80% of the city.  More than 3000 people died.

Magnitude:  Pre-dated the Richter Scale.  Modern Estimations range from 7.7 to an 8.25.

Epicenter:  Located 2 miles offshore near Mussel Rock.

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