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KNX 1070: 20th Anniversary Of The Northridge Earthquake

On Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO's Pete Demetriou presented detailed reports on the 20th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake. You can listen to the entire event by clicking on the podcasts below.
NORTHRIDGE, UNITED STATES:  A homeless mother and her children walk near a tent city at Winnetka Recreation Center, CA, 22 January 1994 as California National Guard set up the shelters for the thousands of victims of the 17 January Northridge earthquake.  Many people refuse to return to their homes, fearing another earthquake. (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Will LA Disappear?

What if LA disappears after "The Big One"?

KNX 1070 Earthquake Anniversary Segments
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KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Preparedness

Have we done enough to prepare for the next big quake?

The east branch of the California Aqueduct, which imports water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: When Is The Next One?

The question now is..are we ready for the next one?

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KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: New Technology And Knowledge

The Northridge quake galvanized efforts to get a better handle on the faults beneath our feet.

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KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Faults

The Northridge quake changed the way scientists analyzed data.

NORTHRIDGE, UNITED STATES:  Troops of the California National Guard erect a tent 22 January 1994 at Winnetka Recreation Center in Northridge, CA. The National Guard is building tent cities at various public parks to house thousands of earthquake victims who are afraid to return home or whose homes were damaged by the 17 January Northridge earthquake. (Photo credit should read BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images)

KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Who’s In Charge?

Families and neighbors looked to each other for aid and comfort.

HOLLYWOOD, :  Aykui Alaverdyan walks over rubble after taking some of her belongings from her Hollywood Boulevard apartment building in Hollywood, CA, 20 January 1994, which was destroyed in the Northridge earthquake. (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Damage

The Northridge Earthquake caused more than $13 billion in damage.

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES:  A bulldozer begins to tear down a section of the Santa Monica Freeway 19 January 1994 that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake. Commuters were urged to leave for work two hours earlier due to the 300 foot section of the road that  is closed. (Photo credit should read TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Wake-Up Call

The 6.7-magnitude quake knocked out power to the San Fernando Valley.

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KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: First-Hand Accounts

First-hand accounts of Los Angeles residents, including then-Mayor Richard Riordan.