The World Series Quake

The World Series Quake
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
As millions of people watched the baseball World Series from San Francisco on Oct. 17, 1989, the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake struck the Bay Area, killing 63 people and injuring nearly 4,000 others. This natural-color image was acquired three weeks after the quake.

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  • Data Date:

    November 8, 1989
  • Visualization Date:

    May 21, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 5 - TM

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