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1905 Calabria earthquake

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Origin time  01:43:02
Depth  15 km (9 mi)
Max. intensity  XI (Extreme)
Magnitude  7.2 Mw
Total damage  Severe
1905 Calabria earthquake
Date  September 8, 1905 (1905-09-08)

Striking southern Italy on September 8, the 1905 Calabria earthquake had a moment magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme). The first major earthquake of the 20th century, it severely damaged parts of Lipari and Messina Province, and killed between 557 and 2,500 people.

Damage

The earthquake affected the Calabria region, destroying as many as 25 villages, and 14,000 homes.

References

1905 Calabria earthquake Wikipedia


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