1971 San Fernando earthquake

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The 1971 San Fernando earthquake (also known as the Sylmar earthquake) struck the San Fernando Valley near Sylmar, California at 6:00:55 am PST on February 9, 1971, with a magnitude of 6.6. There are various names for this earthquake. The USGS and seismologists call it the San Fernando earthquake. "Sylmar Quake" or "Sylmar Earthquake" is the name initially given to the event by local media outlets, because the worst damage was to the Olive View Medical Center, located in Sylmar. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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You can find around this zone pois of interest and places relates with what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments, Historical Facts, Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments

  1. Sylmar

Historical Facts

  1. Incendio de Sayre
  2. 1971 San Fernando earthquake

Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

  1. Agua Dulce (California)
  2. Canyon Country (California)
  3. Santa Clarita (California)

Other interest places

  1. Sayre Fire
  2. Lyons Station Stagecoach Stop
  3. Wipeout (2008 U.S. game show)

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