Today in Earthquake History
On March 29th...
M6.4 - Ethiopia, 1969
The earthquake completely razed the town of Sardo, killing
24 persons and injuring 165. There were 100 huts
destroyed in the village;
all were made of mud. The 300 surviving
villagers were moved to the nearby town
of Loggia, 50 kilometers west.
Damage and reported felt area were
restricted to an apparent radius of about
30 kilometers. Several aftershocks were noted,
but none were damaging.
From Earthquake Information Bulletin, Volume 2, Number 1.
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