Natural Disasters, September 29

1717      An earthquake struck Antigua, Guatemala, destroying much of the city’s architecture and making authorities consider moving the capital to a different city.

1927      St. Louis Tornado Outbreak, 82 people killed.

2009      The 8.1 Mw Samoa earthquake struck with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VI which is Strong. A destructive tsunami followed killing 189 people dead.

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