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Long Beach CA -- March 10, 1933

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This is a notable date in earthquake engineering history -- the magnitude 6.4 Long Beach Earthquake of 1933 earthquake occurred 70 years ago.  It was the first to be recorded on a strong motion accelerograph.  Important changes in building codes and earthquake resistant design followed.
 
Nels Roselund
Structural Engineer
South San Gabriel, CA
njineer(--nospam--at)att.net