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Once Upon A Time – October 11 – 1138 – Seismic Tremor In Aleppo, Syria, Kills About 230,000

1138 Seismic tremor in Aleppo, Syria, kills about 230,000

Aleppo is located in northern Syria. The region, which sits on the boundary between the Arabian geologic plate and the African plate, is part of the Dead Sea Fault system. In the early 12th century this ancient Muslim city was home to tens of thousands of residents.

On Oct. 10, 1138, a small shock shook the region, and some residents fled to surrounding towns. The main quake occurred the following day. As the city walls crumbled, rocks cascaded into the streets. Aleppo’s citadel collapsed, killing hundreds of residents.

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