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EARTHQUAKES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1979-1989

Damage to Adobe Building in Westmorland, CA, 1981

Earthquake of April 26, 1981, Westmorland, California. View of partially collapsed adobe building in Westmorland. Seventy percent of the 900 homes in Westmoreland were damaged. Most, like this structure, were constructed of adobe and/or brick. Photograph Credit: Bay Area Regional Earthquake Preparedness Project (BAREPP).