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A study by CSIC researchers made a surprising conclusion after analyzing the causes of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, which affected southern Spain and North Africa.
Scientists from the Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM) in Barcelona, affiliated with the Natural Resources Region of the Supreme Council for Scientific Research (CSIC). I was able to identify the causes that caused the earthquake in 1755. According to their conclusions It was a reverse error It is located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, which caused the earthquake.
“The earthquake, in addition to a series of subsequent fires and a tsunami, almost completely destroyed the Portuguese capital and seriously affected neighboring regions such as Cadiz and Huelva,” the International Committee of the Red Cross-CSIC said in a statement.
In 1755, a tsunami shook the territory of Lisbon. The strong tremor was felt throughout the Iberian Peninsula, as well as in some regions of France and Italy, until it reached Hamburg. Thousands of victims were killed in Portugal, Spain and North Africa and caused severe economic damage. For this reason, it is considered one of the most devastating natural events in the history of Europe.
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