1625 El Salvador earthquake

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The 1625 El Salvador earthquake struck El Salvador in 1625. Described as a "violent earthquake that caused serious damage",[1] it affected the city of San Salvador, and left it in ruins.[2][3] Surrounding pueblos were also affected.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lardé, Jorge (1960). Obras completas (in Spanish). Ministerio de Cultura, Departamento Editorial. p. 480. 
  2. ^ Servicio Geológico Nacional. "Estadística de Registros. Cronología de sismos destructivos en El Salvador" (in Spanish). Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales (SNET). Retrieved 19 May 2015. 
  3. ^ El Salvador. Departamento de Relaciones Públicas, Casa Presidencial. 1971. p. 15. 
  4. ^ Markman, Sidney David (1995). Architecture and Urbanization of Colonial Central America. Center for Latin American Studies, Arizona State University. ISBN 978-0-87918-080-5.