Abandoned Buckner building in Whittier Alaska once contained an entire city within its walls. Abandoned by the government in 1960 and further damaged in 1964 by the Great Alaskan Earthquake.

Abandoned Buckner building in Whittier Alaska once contained an entire city within its walls. Abandoned by the government in 1960 and further damaged in 1964 by the Great Alaskan Earthquake.

Skeletons found in a Roman house in Kourion, Cyprus, by David and Noelle Soren in the mid-1980s. Skeletons belonged to a family killed in the earthquake that struck in 365 CE. The mother cradles an infant in her arms as the the father tries to protect them both from the falling debris. [377×600]

Skeletons found in a Roman house in Kourion, Cyprus, by David and Noelle Soren in the mid-1980s. Skeletons belonged to a family killed in the earthquake that struck in 365 CE. The mother cradles an infant in her arms as… Continue Reading

This picture taken on April 24, 2018, shows houses destroyed by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in Beichuan, Sichuan province, China. Credit: Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty [1200×783]

This picture taken on April 24, 2018, shows houses destroyed by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in Beichuan, Sichuan province, China. Credit: Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty [1200×783]

East Bay Street, Charleston, SC, after the earthquake of August 31, 1886; nearly all buildings within the city sustained damage, killing up to 110 people [931×514]

East Bay Street, Charleston, SC, after the earthquake of August 31, 1886; nearly all buildings within the city sustained damage, killing up to 110 people [931×514]

The Bielefield viaduct after an RAF raid on 14th March 1945. 12000lb Tallboys and a 22000lb Grand slam bomb dropped over 300ft with their earthquake effect.

The Bielefield viaduct after an RAF raid on 14th March 1945. 12000lb Tallboys and a 22000lb Grand slam bomb dropped over 300ft with their earthquake effect.

Fire spinning in the Temple for Christchurch the day before it burnt. The Temple was designed in the shape of the waveform of the earthquake that destroyed Christchurch NZ in 2011. People wrote their experiences and troubles on its walls and watched them burn away. (960×331)

Fire spinning in the Temple for Christchurch the day before it burnt. The Temple was designed in the shape of the waveform of the earthquake that destroyed Christchurch NZ in 2011. People wrote their experiences and troubles on its walls… Continue Reading