Sunday, 2 February 2014

Italian Earthquake

Daily Herald dated Thursday 24th July 1930

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This 6.6 magnitude earthquake happened during the night of the 22nd/23rd July 1930 in the Irpinia region of Italy with an eventual death toll of 1,404 people and over 70,000 made homeless. Also known as the Vulture Earthquake it is listed as the most destructive in Italy's history.

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