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Italy Old Postcard 1908 MESSINA Earthquake Ruins Palazzata, Transporting VictimsVintage Old Picture Postcard, Italy Sicily, 1908 Messina Earthquake Ruins Disaster Disasters. La catastrofe di Messina. Avanzi della Palazzata - Trasporto delle vittime. The catastrophe of Messina. Leftovers Palazzata - Transportation of the victims. Rescue Workers Carrying a Victim on Stretcher. Medical.
Publisher: Prop. ris Micali Santi Messina
Series No: 31645
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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