What social response could be expected in the Roman world after a temple collapsed?

What social response could be expected in the Roman world after a temple collapsed?


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I've been reading Ritual Landscapes of South-East Britain (2008, David Rudling). In a chapter on the Wanborough, Surrey Temple complex the author discusses how one temple was built in the late first or early second century and within a short amount of time (no more than 50 years) it had collapsed due to structural weakness. Immediately afterwards another temple was constructed adjacent to the previous.

This got me thinking about how the population would have reacted to this, I'm aware that no source from Roman-Britain discusses the topic, but, do we have any accounts from the wider Roman world discussing or reporting the collapse of a temple? What was the immediate reaction? How was this incident understood? Were any punishments meted out?

Ideally this wouldn't include responses to natural disasters, as the apparent cause (e.g. volcano, earthquake) would have been obviously different to a structural fault.