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Seismology Lab Damage to Cal State Northridge Parking  garage from Northridge earthquake
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Importance 88,011 deaths resulted from earthquake activity  worldwide during 2008 (USGS)
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Importance The US government estimates about 85,000 deaths  associated with the Earthquake in Haiti in 2010
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This week’s Earthquakes
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Charelston, SC Magnitude 7.3! August 31, 1886 Killed 60 people $5-$6 million property damage  Intraplate Earthquakes can effect  the East Coast! Brick House at 157 Tradd Street, wrecked by Charleston earthquake of August 31, 1886.
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2011 Virginia Earthquake Magnitude 5.8 Intraplate  earthquake  Quake was felt in  many states and  parts of Canada! Damage was  estimated to be  about $200 million
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Seismologist Training Seismogram analysis Determine the location of the earthquake Determine the magnitude of the earthquake Earthquake statistics How many Northridge-like earthquakes are  needed to build the San Gabriel Mountains? TODAY YOU WILL BECOME A SEISMOLOGIST!
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Major California Earthquakes Fort Tejon, 1857 San Francisco, 1906 City burns down Loma Prieta, 1989 Hits during world series Northridge, 1994 $40 billion in damage
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Moving Faults cause  earthquakes
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Northridge earthquake Monday January 17, 1994, 4:31 am  local time San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles)
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