The San Francisco earthquake left 250,000 people out of homes either because their house broke in half from the fault line being right underneath them. The earthquake destroyed 490 blocks and a total of 25,000 buildings. Many buildings were destroyed by the shaking.
The earthquake killed 3,000 people from San Francisco witch was where the epicenter was and there were 189 more deaths elsewhere. Those 189 more deaths were either because they fell down the crack along the 270 miles of fault line.
The government had to pay $350,000,000 to $400,000,000 in repair for getting all the roads fixed from the crack. Also for repairing all 25,000 buildings that got destroyed along the San Andreas fault line.
The earthquake happened at 5:12 A.M. about 20 to 25 seconds later. The after shock came in and lasted for about 45 to 60 seconds. All the people of San Francisco went through a 8.25 earthquake on the Richter Scale.
In conclusion the San Francisco earthquake happened on April 18th at 5:12 A.M. and killed 3,000 people and left more then 250,000 people out of a home and living on the streets. The San Francisco earthquake was a terrible and tragic earthquake for many families that lived in San Francisco.