On January 25, 1849, there was a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that damaged churches and government buildings in Guam. It prompted tsunami waves in the Caroline Islands, which compelled numerous Carolinians to voyage to Guam, as the ones pictured here in Tamuning.
About The Author
William-José Vélez González is a native from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and a graduate from Florida International University in biomedical engineering, engineering management, with a minor in international relations. He served as the national executive vice president of the Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association for 5 years. He lives in Washington, DC, where he works at the Children’s National Research Institute and runs Opsin, a nonprofit design studio dedicated to making design more accessible. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Pasquines.
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