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17/10/1989 Earthquake rocks San Francisco killing 63 people

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The 1989 San Francisco Earthquake | History

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1989 San Francisco Earthquake - First Minutes (KGO TV)

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On Shaky Ground: The 1989 San Francisco Earthquake | Retro Report | The New York Times

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San Francisco Earthquake (indoor footage)

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MLB Tonight remembers the earthquake in 1989

The Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California with a moment magnitude of 6.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX. It caused 63 deaths and 3,757 injuries. Thanks to the TV coverage of the World Series, it was the 1st major earthquake in the U.S. that was broadcast live on national television.
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