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1915 Asmera Earthquake
The 1915 Asmara earthquake took place outside Asmara, Eritrea on September 23 with an Mw of 6.2 and a maximum perceived intensity of VI (Strong) on the Mercalli intensity scale.
The event caused panic among the inhabitants and minor damage. The earthquake is described by experts as being of relatively large magnitude.
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