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Port Royal, Jamaica, Central America

Once a notorious hub for pirate gangs, Port Royal was once branded ‘the most wicked city in the world’. That went on until June 1692 when a massive 7.5 earthquake shook the island of Jamaica, sucking Port Royal into the ocean and killing over 2,000 of it’s inhabitants. Was this earthquake a natural accident or was it retribution for all the sins committed there?

This site belongs to the following categories: Underwater (partially or completely)

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