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1908 Messina earthquake


Messina earthquake, the most deadly natural disaster in Europe. 28 December 1908


Devastating earthquake hits Sicily December 28, 1908 This Day in History


Мессина,Сицилия,землетрясение - Messina earthquake , Dec 28,1908( eng sub)


The Messina Earthquake/Tsunami Song


Worst European earthquake ever recorded December 28, 1908 - This Day In History

The 1908 Messina earthquake occurred on 28 December in Sicily and Calabria, southern Italy with a moment magnitude of 7.1 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme). The cities of Messina and Reggio Calabria were almost completely destroyed and between 75,000 and 200,000 lives were lost.
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    • Cause of the earthquake 

    • Earthquake 

    • Scale of destruction 

    • Relief efforts 

    • Aftermath