1921 Massawa earthquake

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Coordinates: 15°36′33″N 39°26′43″E / 15.609167°N 39.445278°E / 15.609167; 39.445278 The 1921 Massawa earthquake that took place off the coast of Massawa, Eritrea on August 14. The first aftershock after the initial earthquake was of similar magnitude. Significant damage was caused to the harbour at Massawa with a number of deaths reported.[1] After shocks were felt as far away as Asmara and Dekemhare.

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  1. ^ Ambraseys, N.; Melville, C.P.; Adams, R.D. (1994). The Seismicity of Egypt, Arabia and the Red Sea: A Historical Review. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-39120-2.