|A long-lost Roman city was found in the waters of northeast Tunisia in 2017 confirming an old theory that the settlement was swallowed up by a colossal tsunami 1,600 years ago. Divers discovered the remains of streets, monuments, and around 100 tanks used to store garum, a fermented fish sauce sometimes called 'Rome’s ketchup'.|
|On the morning of July 21, 365 CE, the Mediterranean was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.5. The epicenter was in Crete, where most towns were destroyed. Large portions of Greece, Cyprus, Sicily, Spain, and North Africa suffered.|
The earthquake caused an uplift of nine metres of the island of Crete.