Bakersfield is a city in Kern County, California, United States.It is the county seat and largest city of Kern County. The city covers about 151 sq mi (390 km 2) near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Valley region.
A city charter was reestablished in 1889, and today's city charter was adopted in 1931. The original town of San Diego was located at the foot of Presidio Hill, in the area which is now Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. The location was not ideal, being several miles away from navigable water at its port at La Playa.
Earthquake activity: Los Angeles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6982% greater than the overall U.S. average. On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Los Angeles center, causing $50,000,000 total damage On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6 ...
Earthquake activity: Sacramento-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7699% greater than the overall U.S. average. On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from Sacramento center, causing $524,000,000 total damage On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6 ...
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