Community Post: The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade
An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.
Marble statue of woman, Pompeii - This statue originally depicted a member of the Istacidi family who were the final owners of the Villa of the Mysteries. However, Emperor Tiberius had the original head replaced with his mother Livia's likeness. The home, which was in a state of neglect due to the earthquake of AD 62, became dedicated to wine-making in the last stages of its life. Augustan period, head from Tiberian period
At the time of Christ’s death, the Book of Mormon describes darkness and destruction among the Nephites and Lamanites. Due to the accounts of a darkness that could be felt and which lasted three days, LDS scholars and geologists have suggested that the event requires both an earthquake and volcanic eruption.
City Hall interior, San Francisco, 1906 - The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. Devastating fires broke out in the city and lasted for several days. As a result of the quake and fires, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of San Francisco was destroyed.