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Images Of The 1994 Northridge Earthquake

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USA-EARTHQUAKE-HIGHWAY DAMAGES
Aeria view of wrecked cars litter the connector ramp from Interstate 5 to Highway 14 following the Northridge earthquake, on January 17, 1994, in Northridge, California. During Northridge earthquake damage was widespread, sections of major freeways collapsed, parking structures and office buildings collapsed, and numerous apartment buildings suffered irreparable damage. (Photo credit should read CARLOS SCHIEBECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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A bulldozer begins to tear down a section of the Santa Monica Freeway 19 January 1994 that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake. Commuters were urged to leave for work two hours earlier due to the 300 foot section of the road that is closed. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Engineers inspect one of the buildings a
Engineers inspect one of the buildings a
Engineers inspect one of the buildings at the Northridge Meadows Apartments early on january 18, 1994 in one of the area hardest hit by the January 17 earthquake. Sixteen people died in the building after the first floor of the building collapsed. AFP PHOTO TIM CLARY (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)
Photo: TIM CLARY/AFP/GettyImages
With help from a friend, Tigran Daniyely
With help from a friend, Tigran Daniyelyan (L) carries his television from his apartment complex that was destroyed by the Northridge earthquake on January 17, 1994. Officials are placing the death toll at 28. AFP PHOTO TIM CLARY (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)
Photo: TIM CLARY/AFP/GettyImages
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USA-EARTHQUAKE-DAMAGES
A resident and a cameraman look at damage to the Kaiser Permanente Building following the Northridge earthquake, on January 17, 1994. The earthquake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale and was centered in the San Fernando Valley. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
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USA-EARTHQUAKE-RESCUE WORKER
A rescue worker sits on curb in front of the heavily-damaged Northridge Meadows Apartments, January 17, 1994, after 14th body was removed following Northridge earthquake. At least more about fifty persons died in the seisme. (Photo credit should read CHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo: JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images
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Cars lie smashed by the collapsed Interstate 5 connector few hours after Northridge earthquake, on January 17, 1994, in Sylmar, California. Federal officials are still trying to measure the amount of damage from the earthquake and said freeways suffered at least $100 million in damage. The Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, 1994 at 4:31 AM Pacific Standard Time in Reseda, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles, California. (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo: JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images
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USA-EARTHQUAKE-DAMAGES
A car rests in the midst of a collapsed house in the hills north of Los Angeles, January 18, 1994, one day after Northridge earthquake. Seven billion USD in property damage have been estimated so far from the tremor wich as killed many people, and thousands of people have been left homeless. (Photo credit should read VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)
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USA-EARTHQUAKE-DAMAGES
A woman walks over rubble after taking some of her belongings from her Hollywood Boulevard apartement building that was destroyed in the Northridge earthquake, January 19, 1994, in Hollywood, California. The Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, 1994 at 4:31 AM Pacific Standard Time in Reseda, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles, California. The earthquake had a "strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was the highest ever instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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USA-EARTHQUAKE-DAMAGES-CAR
Two men inspect damage to cars and apartment complex after Northridge earthquake, on January 21, 1994, in Canoga, California. Federal inspectors report that several hundred homes have been condemned and as many as 40,000 will need repairs. The Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, 1994 at 4:31 AM Pacific Standard Time in Reseda, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles, California. The earthquake had a "strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was the highest ever instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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USA-EARTHQUAKE-REPAIR
A construction worker using a chain on January 24, 1994, starts to cut up some of the destroyed walls in the courtyard of Northridge Meadow, the apartment complex that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake. Sixteen people were killed when the building collapsed during the quake. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Bill Clinton (C) waves to residents
U.S. President Bill Clinton (C) waves to residents
NORTHRIDGE, CA - JANUARY 19: NORTHRIDGE, CA - JANUARY 19: U.S. President Bill Clinton (C) waves to residents 19 January 1994 during a tour of earthquake stricken areas near Los Angeles, CA. Clinton toured damaged roadways and viewed urban damage. (Photo credit should read PAUL RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
A fireman (L) atop a house tries to fight an out o
A fireman (L) atop a house tries to fight an out o
NORTHRIDGE, CA - JANUARY 17: NORTHRIDGE, CA - JANUARY 17: A fireman (L) atop a house tries to fight an out of control gas main blaze following a 6.6 earthquake that reportedly killed 16 people in Southern California 17 January 1994. The earthquake was centered in the San Fernando Valley. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
People left homeless by the Northridge earthquake
People left homeless by the Northridge earthquake
CANOGA PARK, UNITED STATES: People left homeless by the Northridge earthquake line up in Canoga Park, CA, 22 January 1994 to make phone calls in a remote telephone facility. Thousands of people affected by the 17 January earthquake continue to live in cars and tents rather than risk another earthquake in their homes. (Photo credit should read MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
A homeless mother and her children walk near a ten
A homeless mother and her children walk near a ten
NORTHRIDGE, UNITED STATES: A homeless mother and her children walk near a tent city at Winnetka Recreation Center, CA, 22 January 1994 as California National Guard set up the shelters for the thousands of victims of the 17 January Northridge earthquake. Many people refuse to return to their homes, fearing another earthquake. (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A National Guardsman stands guard outside the ruin
A National Guardsman stands guard outside the ruin
NORTHRIDGE, UNITED STATES: A National Guardsman stands guard outside the ruins of the Northridge Meadows Apartments where 16 people died during the 17 January 1994 earthquake that rocked Southern California. The 6.6 quake has claimed 34 people so far. (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES COLISEUM
3 Feb 1994: DAMAGE FROM THE JANUARY 1994 NORTHRIDGE EARTHQUAKE SUSTAINED BY THE L0S ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.
LOS ANGELES COLISEUM
LOS ANGELES COLISEUM
3 FEB 1994: DAMAGE FROM THE JANUARY 1994 NORTHRIDGE EARTHQUAKE SUSTAINED BY THE L0S ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn/ALLSPORT
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