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04 Sep 2005 description

(PORTLAND, ORE -- Sept. 4, 2005) Northwest Medical Teams is asking Oregonians to contribute personal health supplies to help the 1,000 storm survivors coming to Oregon later this week.

18 Oct 1989 description


UNDRO 89/2147

USA CALIFORNIA - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
18 OCTOBER 1989

1. A STRONG EARTHQUAKE, MEASURING 6.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE, HIT CALIFORNIA STATE ON 17 OCT 89 AT 17:04 LOCAL TIME (18 OCT 89 00:04 HRS GMT).

2. THE EARTHQUAKE LASTED 15 SECONDS AND THE EPICENTER HAS BEEN LOCATED IN THE AREA OF SANTA CRUZ TOWN, 80 KM SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO CITY, ALONG ST. ANDREAS FAULT. THE EARTHQUAKE SEVERELY AFFECTED AN AREA OF 160 KM RADIUS FROM SAN FRANCISCO.