20th Anniversary of Northridge Earthquake
Visit the Northridge 20 Virtual Exhibit

The January 17, 1994 magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake beneath the San Fernando Valley resulted in the costliest earthquake in U.S. history. For the 10 million people who experienced this quake, it remains powerfully in our collective consciousness.

Fast forward twenty years to January 17, 2014 . The Northridge 20 Virtual Exhibit website presents teachable moments – to learn and reflect, to share and to act. Teeming with content, graphics and video recounting the events of January 1994, this exhibit seeks to empower and motivate us to make ourselves safer in future earthquakes.