Building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
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- March 1933
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
View of a brick building heavily damaged by the Long Beach earthquake; vast portions of the 2nd floor exterior walls have fallen to the ground below with many of the windows remaining in place.
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.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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