14 vintage photos of the massive earthquake that would forever change the face of San Francisco

San Francisco earthquake 1906

Associated Press

Results of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco.

The biggest earthquake to ever hit San Francisco took place 110 years ago, on April 18, 1906.

With a 7.8 magnitude, it's still one of the most devastating earthquakes to hit California to this day. The earthquake was not the only disaster that struck - it also caused many fires that destroyed even more of the city.

It is still considered one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States.
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Below, see images of the damages caused by the massive earthquake.