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1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake facts for kids

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The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake was an earthquake that happened in the San Francisco Bay Area. It happened on October 17, 1989, just after 5pm local time. The earthquake caused over 60 deaths. It caused billions of dollars worth of property damage. The earthquake happened during one of the games of the 1989 World Series. Because of that, it is sometimes called the "World Series Quake".

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