The Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred on Tuesday, October 17, 1989. The magnitude was 6.9, the most powerful the state had experienced in several years. 63 people were killed, 3,757 were reported injured and 12,053 displaced. Damage and business interruption estimates reached as high as $10 billion. Structural problems in Intersection’s building, in addition to the Loma Preita earthquake, forced Intersection to move again down the street to 446 Valencia.