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    Earthquake Brace

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    Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program in California The moment an earthquake hits, older homes, in particular, have a higher risk encountering more damage. Whenever the ground trembles their foundations wobble, causing the upper half of the property to slip and collapse. To lessen the structural damage caused by earthquakes, it’s a good idea to have the home retrofitted through the Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program. What’s the Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program? The Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program, or the…

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    places and famous landmark. Such as Coba(Wikipedia), Xel-lta park(xelha), chapultepec(Wikipedia), Chapultepec Castle(Wikipedia), National Museum of Anthropology(Wikipedia), Xcaret. Mexico City deals with a lot of earthquakes. The worst natural disasters in Mexico, is the Mexico City earthquake in 1985(myheartofmexico.wordpress). Famous people from Mexico City is the old president from 2000-2006, Fox…

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    My grandmother was personally affected by the earthquake that occurred in the morning of September 19th in Mexico. When she got home she got to witness the aftermath with her own eyes. The walls of her home had been cracked, her glass arrangements had been destroyed, and her outside porch was basically broken in half. There are many other cases like this, and the image shows just one area out of the many that were affected. It uses colors, ethos, pathos, and logos instead of using words to…

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    On the morning of April 18, 1906, a massive earthquake shook San Francisco, California. Though the quake lasted less than a minute, its immediate impact was disastrous. The earthquake also ignited several fires around the city that burned for three days and destroyed nearly 500 city blocks. Despite a quick response from San Francisco's large military population, the city was devastated. The earthquake and fires killed an estimated 3,000 people and left half of the city's 400,000 residents…

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    Part 1 - Overview of the San Andreas Fault System Where exactly is the San Andreas Fault System (SAFS)? The SAFS is located in California, mainly towards the West coast. B) What is the dominant type of fault within the system? The dominant fault within the SAFS is a right lateral strike slip fault. C) Where exactly is the SAFS in California? The SAFS begins in Cape Mendocino (Northern California) and ends in Salton Sea (Southern California). D) Dimensions of the fault? How long? How wide? How…

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    Science Of Earthquake

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    By definition, an earthquake is a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth’s crust or volcanic action (dictionary.com). Earthquakes occur among many places on earth and to a variety of different degrees. Earthquakes are specifically common in the San Francisco Bay region in California. Scientists have made great strides in the process of learning about earthquakes and continue to do more work that will help them…

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    the early morning of April 18, 1906 at catastrophic event took ahold of one of the largest cities in the United States. An earthquake shook the sleepy city of San Francisco to its inner core. The first of two lasted about 40 seconds, the second started about 10 seconds after the first one stopped (Barrymore). The second quake was the big one lasting 25 seconds, the estimation is 7.8 to 8.3 magnitude (Barrymore). This was the result of the tectonic plates in the San Andreas fault line moving…

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    San Francisco Earthquake

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    Earthquake outlook for the San Francisco Bay region 2014 -2043, reports different important contents about earthquakes which are preparing for an earthquake, why earthquakes occur in the San Francisco area, how scientists calculate earthquake probabilities, how it will affect you, and how to protect yourself and your family. Per the U.S Geological Survey (2016) reported that earthquake preparedness helps to help reduce the number of hazards. On August 24, 2014, a large earthquake with a…

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    Things to Do in San Juan Capistrano Great Stone Church The ruins, more commonly known as the Great Stone Church, is one of the most interesting sections of SJC Mission. The church was laid out as a cross shape with a bell tower that can be seen as far away as 10 miles and whose bells could be heard even further. This historical church lasted only six year as it was destroyed by a 7.0-magnitude in 1812. The earthquake also took the lives of fifty plus people who were buried in the old church…

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    Introduction: California is a golden, magical state! The “Golden State” is its nickname because it comes from the California Gold Rush and the state flower, the golden poppy. When you think of California, you think giant redwood trees, the golden gate bridge, Hollywood, sandy beaches, businesses, and best of all, gold. Many famous people come from California, like our former president Richard Nixon and the first female astronaut Dr. Sally Ride. California is even the birthplace of one of the…

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