Building and automobile on Beacon Street damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, San Pedro, 1933
- Building and automobile on Beacon Street damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, San Pedro, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
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- March 1933
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.
Photograph of a car hit by falling bricks on Beacon Street in front of the A. Elkonin Jewelry store during the Long Beach earthquake. Two men survey the damage.
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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