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Earthquake History for May 2nd

  •  M6.4 - California, 1983

    Forty-five people injured, 13 of them seriously, in the Coalinga area. Damage from the earthquake estimated at 31 million dollars with the worst damage occurring in the downtown area of Coalinga. Maximum intensity VIII. More than 500 homes were severely damaged in the Coalinga area; damage also occurred at Avenal and other surrounding communities. The earthquake was felt from Los Angeles to Sacramento and from San Francisco to Reno.
    From Significant Earthquakes of the World, 1983.
  •  M7.1 - Alaska, 1971

    One of the Largest Earthquakes in the United States.

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