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1693, Sicily Earthquake, The Most Powerful in Italian

1693, Sicily Earthquake, The Most Powerful in Italian

1693, Sicily Earthquake, The Most Powerful in Italian

On this day January 11, 1693, Mt Etna in Sicily erupts with an estimated 7.4 magnitudes, most power Italian earthquake.

Sicily Earthquake In Italy

The earthquake destroyed almost 70 towns and cities and seriously affecting an area of 5,600 square kilometers (2,200 sq mi) and causing the death of about 60,000 people.

Sicily earthquake struck parts of southern Italy near Sicily, Calabria, and Malta at around 21:00 local time.

Reference

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1693_Sicily_earthquake