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What does LPEQ stand for?

LPEQ stands for Loma Prieta Earthquake (California)


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The Earthquake Series The world premiere of Jon Leonoudkis' documentary about the 1989 World Series interrupted by the Loma Prieta earthquake, 7 p.
It was, in fact, the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 that determined the academy's need for a new home in the first place.
GAO reviewed six past disasters-- the Loma Prieta earthquake in northern California (1989), Hurricane Andrew in south Florida (1992), the Northridge earthquake in Los Angeles, California (1994), the Kobe earthquake in Japan (1995), the Grand Forks/Red River flood in North Dakota and Minnesota (1997), and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast (2005).
An atmospheric physicist at Stanford University, Fraser-Smith grew interested in seismology when one of his ultra-low-frequency radio receivers happened to record unusual electromagnetic emissions just before the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake south of San Francisco.