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Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 02:00 PM PST

Archive Video: The 1994 Northridge Earthquake

Archive Video: The 1994 Northridge Earthquake

The Northridge earthquake rattled Los Angeles on Monday Jan. 17, 1994. At a magnitude of 6.7, the quake produced strong ground motion across a widespread part of the San Ferando Valley. This map features some of...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 08:06 PM PST

Northridge 25: How Safe Are Our Buildings?

Northridge 25: How Safe Are Our Buildings?

The most damage and loss of life in the Northridge Earthquake involved what's called "soft-story" buildings. Patrick Healy reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:47 PM PST

Northridge 25: Vikki Vargas Weeps Remembering the 'End of the World'

Northridge 25: Vikki Vargas Weeps Remembering the 'End of the World'

NBC4's Vikki Vargas, who was out in the field watching people run into the street unsure of what to even do as the quake struck, cries as she recalls the destruction.  

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 03:37 PM PST

1994 Northridge Earthquake: If It Happened Today

1994 Northridge Earthquake: If It Happened Today

This map illustrates the potential impact if the Northridge earthquake, which jolted Southern California on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, happened today.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 08:53 PM PST

Northridge 25: Gordon Tokumatsu Describes 'Pancaked' Buildings

Northridge 25: Gordon Tokumatsu Describes 'Pancaked' Buildings

NBC4's Gordon Tokumatsu describes the horror of hearing the first calls about fatalities amid the Northridge quake, and seeing a building flattened like a pancake.  

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:39 PM PST

Northridge 25: Conan Nolan on How Quakes are the Norm in California

Northridge 25: Conan Nolan on How Quakes are the Norm in California

NBC4's Conan Nolan talks about the intense earthquake that changed the way we see temblors in California.  

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 01:23 AM PST

25 Years Later: The Desperate Search for Survivors at Northridge Meadows Apartments

25 Years Later: The Desperate Search for Survivors at Northridge Meadows Apartments

In the frightening and confusing first hour after the 1994 Northridge earthquake, fire-rescue teams were dispatched to collapsed buildings and freeway overpasses, fires and other emergencies around Southern...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:22 PM PST

Cal State Northridge Recalls 1994 Northridge Earthquake

Cal State Northridge Recalls 1994 Northridge Earthquake

The epicenter of the Northridge Earthquake in 1994 was about one mile from the campus of Cal State Northridge. Every building was damaged and it was unknown if classes would be held at all that semester. Beverly...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 06:09 PM PST

25 Years Later: What Northridge Taught Us About Survival

25 Years Later: What Northridge Taught Us About Survival

With the use of archival footage, USGS' Lucy Jones reflects on what the devastation of Northridge earthquake, and how tech nology is changing. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News at 4 Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019....

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 11:33 AM PST

NewsConference: Lessons Learned from Northridge Quake

NewsConference: Lessons Learned from Northridge Quake

This week marks the 25th Anniversary of the deadly Northridge quake. Some 57 people died and hundreds were injured in the 6.7 quake that hit in the early morning hours. The quake was on a fault line that no one...

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On the morning of Monday, Jan. 17, 1994, a magnitude-6.7 earthquake rattled a widespread part of Southern California. This page features maps, photos, a timeline and archive video documenting one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

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