23rd anniversary of Loma Prieta quake marked

Damage from the Loma Prieta quake.
October 18, 2012 9:00:50 AM PDT
Northern Californians are remembering this date in 1989 as the day that shook the Bay.

Today is the 23rd anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. It hit at 5:04 p.m., rocking the World Series between the Giants and A's. The span of the Bay Bridge buckled -- I-880 was flattened and the Marina District caught fire.

The quake was a 6.9 magnitude that caused 63 deaths, more than 3700 injuries and left thousands of Bay Area residents homeless.


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