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1994 Northridge Earthquake

1994 Northridge Earthquake

A look back at the Jan. 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake and its aftermath

Video Archive: Jan. 17, 1994

The First Day

The Aftermath and Recovery

Preparing for the Next One


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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