petra was destroyed during an ancient massive earthquake
In A.D. 363, a massive earthquake struck Petra, leveling most of the city and bringing the city's reign as a thriving and prosperous trading center to an end. Following the disaster, many Petra residents left the area, and the city was lost to the ages.
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