1755 Earthquake at Lisbon causes Tsunami for Cornwall

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Saturday 1 st November 1755 Lisbon Earthquake, Portugal

An Earthquake has hit Lisbon in Portugal.

A Tsunami strikes the Cornish coast at two in the afternoon causing the sea to rise 8 feet in Penzance 10 feet in Newlyn the same effect was reported at St Ives and Hayle.

via http://constantinecornwall.com/museum/files/C.-First-Generation21.pdf

Date: 
Sun, 01/12/1754