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The 1906 Great San Francisco Earthquake 113th anniversary: Colorized photos show the aftermath and massive fire that killed 3,000 and destroyed 80% of the city

Daily Mail Logo Daily Mail | Slide 1 of 13: April 18, 2019 marks the 113th anniversary of one of the most devastating natural disasters in California's history: The Great San Francisco Earthquake. On April 18, 1906 at precisely 5.12am local time a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Northern California coastline. The extent of the intense shaking was felt from Oregon, to Los Angeles and even as inland as Nevada proving its undeniable strength. The destruction caused by the deadly earthquake is laid bare in a series of stunning colorized images on its anniversary. Pictured: A man walking down Market Street with a gun as several buildings burn during a massive fire after the quake

April 18, 2019 marks the 113th anniversary of one of the most devastating natural disasters in California's history: The Great San Francisco Earthquake. On April 18, 1906 at precisely 5.12am local time a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Northern California coastline. The extent of the intense shaking was felt from Oregon, to Los Angeles and even as inland as Nevada proving its undeniable strength. The destruction caused by the deadly earthquake is laid bare in a series of stunning colorized images on its anniversary. Pictured: A man walking down Market Street with a gun as several buildings burn during a massive fire after the quake

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