This Thursday marks the anniversary of San Francisco’s 1906 7.9 magnitude earthquake that destroyed the city. According to the state and federal projections if an earthquake of that magnitude hit today. “If a quake like that were to strike along the San Andreas Fault today, building damage would eclipse $98 billion and tens of thousands of residents would become homeless.”-KIMBERLY VEKLEROV, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

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https://www.govtech.com/em/preparedness/How-Much-Could-an-Earthquake-Damage-San-Francisco.html