ABC7 Presents 15 Seconds; 25 Years Later: The Loma Prieta Earthquake

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Join ABC7's Cheryl Jennings as we take a look back at the hours and days surrounding the Loma Prieta Earthquake. (KGO)

On October 17, 1989, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake ripped through the Bay Area. 25 years later, those chilling 15 seconds evoke pictures of chaos, death, destruction, and amazing moments of heroism. Join ABC7's Cheryl Jennings as we take a look back at the hours and days surrounding the Loma Prieta Earthquake. We'll also take a look forward at what we now know about future earthquakes and how to better protect our families and our homes when the next one hits.

FULL VIDEO: ABC7 News coverage from 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
Watch the first 45 minutes of actual KGO-TV news coverage from the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake:
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Watch the first 45 minutes of actual news coverage from the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake.



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"15 Seconds; 25 Years Later: The Loma Prieta Earthquake" premiered Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 9:30 p.m.on ABC7.

It also aired at the following dates and times:

Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

In case you miss it on television, you can also watch the full special online in the video player above.

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