In 1906, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck San Francisco, destroying much of the city and killing as many as 3,000 people, making it one of the deadliest earthquakes in history. But it also gave birth to modern American earthquake science. Now, researchers are trying to understand the quake using cutting-edge techniques—and some old documents.
You can read the full story here : How Scientists Used a 1906 Photo to Find the Center of San Francisco's Most Infamous Earthquake
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