I'm not really all that mysterious

earthquake retrospective

Date Event Magnitude Damage Deaths  
1987 Oct 1 Whittier Narrows 5.9 $380 million 8 My first major earthquake; 5.6 magnitude aftershock on 1987 Oct 4
1991 Jun 29 Sierra Madre 5.6 $40 million 2 epicenter 12 miles from my parents' house. I almost forgot about this one because it didn't cause a lot of damage and didn't have a lot of aftershocks.
1994 Jan 17 Northridge 6.7 $20 billion 60 7,000 injuries, destroyed Golden State Fwy/Antelope Valley Fwy interchange (I-5/CA-14) and a large segment of the Santa Monica Fwy (I-10)
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