Book damaged in the Skopje earthquake of 1963.

Made:
Macedonia and Skopje

Book damaged in the skopje earthquake of 26 July 1963

The Macedonian city of Skopje was devastated by a major earthquake on the morning of 26th July, 1963. 80% of the city's buildings were destroyed and over 1000 people were killed. Today the city has been rebuilt, but the damaged railway station was left as a memorial, with its clock frozen at 5.17, the time the tremor occurred.

Details

Category:
Geophysics
Object Number:
1964-96
type:
earthquakes and seismology
credit:
British Council

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