The First Day
Photos from around Southern California show the immediate aftermath of the Jan. 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake.
Mapping the Damage
The magnitude-6.7 earthquake caused widespread damage in the San Fernando Valley and pockets of Los Angeles, including Santa Monica.
NBC4 crews reported live from the most heavily damaged areas.
What's Changed Since 1994?
Technology, including early warnings systems, can draw a direct line from Jan. 17, 1994 and the aftermath.