1667 Dubrovnik earthquake
|Date||6 April 1667|
|Magnitude||X MCS (Disastrous)|
|Areas affected||Dubrovnik, Croatia|
The earthquake in Dubrovnik in 1667 was one of the two most devastating earthquakes to hit the area of modern Croatia in the last 2,400 years, since records began. The earthquake destroyed almost the entire city and killed around 5,000 people. The city's Rector Simone Ghetaldi was killed and over three quarters of all public buildings were destroyed.
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- Earthquake Monitoring and Seismic Hazard Mitigation in Balkan Countries by Eystein Sverre Husebye
- Between the Double Eagle and the Crescent: The Republic of Dubrovnik by Zdenko Zlatar
- The Earthquake Engineering Online Archive Jan Kozak Collection: Image (registration required) Dubrovnik (Ragusa) destroyed by earthquake and fire.
- Potresi at duzs.hr
- Potres u Dubrovniku 1667. godine (Croatian)
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