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.
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
San Francisco residents were abruptly awakened one spring morning by an earthquake that lasted no more than a minute, but set off a chain of events that caused the city to burn for four straight days. The estimated 7.7- to 7.9-magnitude temblor not only broke natural gas mains, which sparked the fires, but also damaged water mains, leaving the fire department with limited resources to battle the blaze. By the time the fires were doused, flames had devoured more than 500 city blocks.
San Francisco Earthquake 1989 ~ So terrifying until all friends & family accounted for. Thank God for the World Series. Traffic way lighter than usual at 5:04pm. ~Repinned Via Rhonda Hoffman Garcia (akr)