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April 18, 2011
105th Anniversary of SF’s 1906 quake
5:12 a.m. PDT this morning marked the 105-year anniversary of “the San Francisco earthquake,” the >400 km rupture of the northern San Andreas fault that began just offshore and propagated along the fault in both directions for several minutes, all the while churning and twisting the blossoming city above it. It’s helpful to take a moment and reflect upon the reality of the event. I get the impression that such …