1868-10-21: 7.0 “Great San Francisco Quake” on Hayward Fault Shakes San Juan Bautista

SAN JUAN [Bautista] NORTH, October 21.–Earthquake at 7:55 A.M. The shock was of at least thirty seconds duration, and the heaviest since that of October, 1865.

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist4/68inter.html

October 21, 1868: Magnitude 7.0  37.70, -122.10  Hayward Fault 30 dead; $350,000 in property damage.

http://www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/rghm/quakes/eq_calender.htm

http://seismo.berkeley.edu/faq/1868_0.html

See also: Isaac L. Mylar, Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista

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