1570 Concepción earthquake
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|Date||8. February 1570|
|Magnitude||8,3 Ms, XI MMI|
|Countries or regions affected|| Chile
|Casualties||Unknown, est. over 2000|
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.