Nature: Earthquake Palestine

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Nature: Earthquake Palestine Gender: N/A
Palestine area Earthquake
born on 20 May 1202 (greg.) at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Palestine area, , 32n30, 35e18
Timezone LMT m35e18 (is local mean time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°23' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 16°20 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 27°53'


Palestine, Samaria, Galilee powerful earthquake, an estimated 7.6 Richter scale, hit "around dawn;" thousands killed and severe damage. The crusader castle Vadum Jacob on the Jordan River was split.


Source Notes

Diana K. Rosenberg collection: Data from Science News Vol 153, 4/18/1998, p. 251, and Catalogue of Significant

Earthquakes 2000 BC -1979, Report SE-27: World Data Center A for Solid Earth Geophysics, US Dept of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration,

Environmental Data & Information Service, Boulder CO 80303, July 1981. (Queried Ronnie Ellenblum of Hebrew University (mentioned as source in Science News) about calendar; he confirmed NS in a note dated 5/10/1998.) (atr: we leave it in Greg. calendar)


  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters (Earthquake 7.6)