1755 Lisbon earthquake
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The 1755 Lisbon earthquake, also known as the Great Lisbon Earthquake, occurred in the Kingdom of Portugal on Saturday, 1 November 1755, the Catholic holiday of All Saints' Day, at around 9:40 am. The earthquake was followed by fires and a tsunami, which almost totally destroyed Lisbon and adjoining areas. Seismologists today estimate the Lisbon earthquake had a magnitude in the range 8.5–9.0 on the moment magnitude scale, with an epicenter in the Atlantic Ocean about 200 km (120 mi) west-southwest of Cape St. Vincent. Estimates place the death toll in Lisbon alone between 10,000 and 100,000 people, making it one of the deadliest earthquakes in history.
The Lisbon earthquake of 1755: the catastrophe and its European repercussions.
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The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake
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Images and historical depictions of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake
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More images of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake and tsunami
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Contemporary eyewitness account of Rev. Charles Davy
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Description of the Pan-European consequences of the earthquake and tsunami, by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
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