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Italy MESSINA Old Postcard 1908 Earthquake Street Ruin Le Rovine della PalazzataVintage Colour Old Picture Postcard, Italy Sicily, 1908 Messina Earthquake Ruins Disaster Disasters. Le rovine della Palazzata. Street Scene in Ruin.
Series No: 5614
Faults: Tiny wear at top left tip
Background: The 1908 Messina earthquake (also known as the 1908 Messina and Reggio earthquake) occurred on December 28 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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