1626 Naples earthquake

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1626 Naples earthquake
1626 Naples earthquake is located in Italy
1626 Naples earthquake
Local date July 30, 1626 (1626-07-30)
Epicenter 40°24′N 14°06′E / 40.4°N 14.1°E / 40.4; 14.1Coordinates: 40°24′N 14°06′E / 40.4°N 14.1°E / 40.4; 14.1 [1]
Total damage Severe [1]

The 1626 Naples earthquake struck Naples, Italy on July 30. A major earthquake, it killed about 70,000 people in Naples and surrounding villages.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS), Significant Earthquake Database, National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K 
  2. ^ Gates, Alexander E.; Ritchie, David (1 January 2009). Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Infobase Publishing. p. 292. ISBN 978-0-8160-7270-5.