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The Seattle Times File

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The next giant quake: It’s coming and here’s how

A damaged building is demolished in San Francisco’s Marina District after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. A double-decker viaduct on the Nimitz Freeway collapsed, crushing cars and motorists — and raising fears about Seattle’s antiquated Alaskan Way Viaduct. The rickety structure is only now being replaced.