Historic Earthquakes

Near Coalinga, California
1983 05 02 23:42 UTC
Magnitude 6.4

Damage Photos

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State Theater on Elm Avenue, Coalinga, California, damaged the May 2, 1983. (Photograph by the Fresno Bee.)


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Building on 5 th Street, Coalinga, California, destroyed by the May 2, 1983, earthquake. (Photograph by the Fresno Bee.)


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Building at 187 South 6th Street, Coalinga, California, severly damaged by the May 2, 1983, earthquake. (Photograph by the Fresno Bee.)


Abridged from Seismicity of the United States, 1568-1989 (Revised), by Carl W. Stover and Jerry L. Coffman, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1527, United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1993.