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San Francisco, California / Earthquakes #1079937

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The 25th anniversary of the Northridge quake during the World Series in San Francisco noted.

(San Francisco: Lester Holt) San Francisco‚Äôs preparedness for the next big earthquake examined; footage shown; scenes shown of a ruptured sidewalk that sits atop the Hayward Fault; map shown; projections on the impact of a large quake cited. [Survivor Tom SHARP‡- describes his earthquake experience.] [Berkeley Seismological Laboratory director Richard ALLEN†- notes it was 60 miles south of much of the urban population.] [San Francisco Department of Emergency Management Anne KRONENBERG†- says we are better prepared now than we were in 1989.] [Bay Bridge chief engineer Brian MARONEY†- says the bridge is constructed to survive the earthquake.] [US Geological Survey David SCHWARTZ†- says the Hayward Fault is the most seismically dangerous fault in the Bay Area.] The new alert system mentioned.

Williams, Brian;
Holt, Lester

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