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Oct 17, 1989: Loma Prieta Earthquake


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i wonder if they mentioned this in the dedication of the new Bay Bridge this year (probably not as this event was on the Western span, and the new is Eastern)

Hard to believe that was 24 years ago. Wow.

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src: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Loma_Prieta_earthquake

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$6-8 Billion in damage! http://www.vibrationdata.com/earthquakes/lomaprieta.htm

and it happened during the World Series Game 3 btw A's and Giants.  So crazy.

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