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Earthquake Damage in Pompeii

Earthquake Damage in Pompeii Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Disasters

Before the massive eruption of Vesuvius, in 79 A.D., the area of Campagnia was frequently jolted by large earthquakes. Such a quake occurred in 62 A.D.

This photo, by Robert Decker, reflects damage from that earlier quake to a building in Pompeii.


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Robert Decker photo, copyright Robert Decker, all rights reserved. Provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

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