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Quake testing

, August 18, 2013

Combination photograph shows a four-storey wood frame building tested under the conditions of a number of historical earthquake data using the World's largest outdoor shake table by researchers at the University of San Diego California in San Diego, California, on August 17. Researchers replicated a number of California earthquakes including the 7.2 magnitude Cape Mendocino earthquake of 1992, the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake in 1994 and the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989. Reuters/Mike Blake




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