| X (Extreme)|
25 December 1222
| 12,000 dead (est.)|
Northern Italy, Italy
| City-state of Brescia, city-state of Reggio, various parts of Tuscany and Lombardy|
1857 Basilicata earthquake, 1930 Irpinia earthquake, 62 Pompeii earthquake, 2002 Molise earthquake, 1783 Calabrian earthquakes
1222 Brescia earthquake Wikipedia
The 1222 Brescia earthquake occurred on Christmas Day in the year 1222. The chronicler Salimbene de Adam records that it was so powerful that the inhabitants of Brescia left their city en masse and camped outside, so that the falling buildings would not crush them.