1570 Concepción earthquake
The 1570 Concepción earthquake occurred at 9:00 (13:00 UTC), on February 8, 1570. The earthquake destroyed the town of Concepción. A tsunami was caused and aftershocks were reported for months after the earthquake.
|UTC time||1570-02-08 13:00|
|Local time||9:00 am|
|Max. intensity||XI MMI|
|Aftershocks||Yes, for about 5 months|
|Casualties||Est. over 2000 |
- "Significant Earthquakes Database". ngdc.noaa.gov.