At 5:04 p.m. on Oct. 17, 1989 the ground in San Mateo County shook.
A lot of the area's attention was focused on the World Series game that was about to start between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics, but suddenly sports was insignificant as a 6.9 quake centered at Loma Prieta in Nisene Marks Park, rocked Nothern California.
The Bay Area would never be the same.
What do you remember about the day and the time? How has your life changed?
Have we learned from the disaster and are we better prepared for the next one?
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