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Catalogue of Violent and Destructive Earthquakes in the Philippines

With an Appendix: Earthquakes in the Marianas Islands 1599-1909

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,180 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 430
Added to site: 2006.06.12
mnybks.net#: 13869
Genre: History
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subsided. | | | 9 |1628 -- -- -- -- | IX |Camarines and Albay. A destructive | | |earthquake in which, it is said, a | | |mountain burst and emitted a river of | | |water and mud which swept away the town | | |of Camarines and others. The name of | | |Camarines was at the time used to | | |designate the present town of Camalig | | |and the district near the southern slopes | | |of Mayon Volcano. The flood mentioned | | |was probably an avalanche of water, sand, | | |volcanic ashes, and lapilli, such as also | | |on other occasions have occurred on the | | |slopes of the same volcano during periods | | |of torrential rains. | | | ----+--------------------+-----+------------------------------------------ No. | Date. |Intensity. | | | Epicenter and effects. ----+--------------------+-----+------------------------------------------ | Y. M. d. h. m. | | 10 |1636 XII 21 -- -- | IX |Western Mindanao. Destructive earthquake. | | |The epicenter appears to have been in | | |Illana Bay. Great landslides are rep

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