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The 1570 Concepción earthquake occurred at 9:00, on February 8, 1570. The strong earthquake destroyed Concepción, Chile. It was accompanied by a tsunami, and aftershocks were felt for months. No lives were lost, but every house was destroyed. Because of a delay between the earthquake and the tsunami, the population was able to escape to higher ground.

The earthquake's magnitude was 8.3, located at 36°48′00″S 73°00′00″W / 36.8°S 73°W / -36.8; -73.


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