How many buildings were destroyed in the Northridge earthquake?
Regarding this, where was the most damage occurred during Northridge earthquake?
Damage occurred up to 85 miles (125 km) away, with the most damage in the west San Fernando Valley, and the cities and neighborhoods of Santa Monica, Hollywood, Simi Valley and Santa Clarita.
Additionally, how long did the Northridge earthquake last? 20 seconds
Keeping this in consideration, which freeway collapsed the Northridge earthquake?
Santa Monica Freeway
Why was the Northridge earthquake so destructive?
17, 1994, a hidden fault lurking under the city's San Fernando Valley neighborhoods unleashed a magnitude 6.7 earthquakethat shattered buildings, broke water mains and ignited fires. The so-called blind thrust fault — one with no surface features to reveal its presence — caused a block of earth to move upward.