Jan Kozak Collection: Historical Earthquakes

Thumbnail Image Image-KZ712 Palace at Guatemala Antigua (old capital city) The city was so badly damaged, the capital was moved to present-day Guatemala City. (Newspaper illustration, New York, 1871.) (Guatemala)
Thumbnail Image Image-KZ786 Santa Catarina church (on the right) collapsed by earthquake. The city of Antigua Guatemala was abandoned after the earthquake of 1773 and the capital moved to the present Guatemala City. (Antigua, Guatemala)