1960 Agadir earthquake
took place on February
29, 1960, at 23:40 local time.
It was the most destructive and deadliest earthquake in Moroccan
history with a magnitude of 5.7 Mw, killing around 15,000
people (about a third of the city's population of the time)
and wounding another 12,000. At least 35,000 people were left
Pictures from the earthquake (External link)