THE following list of earthquakes at Fiume during the year 1870 is sent by a correspondent at that town, to whom it was furnished by Prof. E. Stahlberger, of the Naval Academy, together with an extract from the Journal of Meteorological Observation kept at that Institution, condensing the remarks, &c, of the original, and omitting such details as are of mere local interest, as well as descriptions of the apparatus used in marking direction. The year 1870 is not to be taken as a fair specimen of the frequency of earthquakes in this place. It was decidedly an exceptional year, both in this respect and with regard to the weather, which was unusually changeable throughout the whole twelve months, and during the autumn and December was marked by an abnoimal amount of rain. About the time of the December full-moon a large halo of broad bands was noticed by our correspondent and others at about 8 P.M. On the 20th of May, at about 9 P.M., a very faint Aurora Borealis was visible.
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Earthquakes at Fiume during the Year 1870. Nature 3, 269 (1871). https://doi.org/10.1038/003269a0