Articles tagged "italy earthquake"

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Very shallow, damaging M5.1 earthquake under Etna volcano injures 28 people, Italy

A very shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M5.1 hit under Sicily's Etna volcano, Italy at 02:19 UTC (03:19 LT) on December 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 1 km (0.6 miles). INGV is reporting M4.9 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). This is the...

December 26, 2018

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Shallow M4.3 earthquake hits Ischia, killing 2 and injuring 36, Italy

A very shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M4.3 hit near the volcanic island of Ischia at 18:57 UTC (20:57 CET) on August 21, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). USGS is reporting M4.3 and a depth of 10.4 km (6.4 miles). Italy's...

August 22, 2017

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29 dead after massive avalanche hits Rigopiano hotel, Italy

Up to 30 people are missing after a massive avalanche buried Rigopiano hotel in the town of Farindola at the base of the Gran Sasso mountain range in Italy's Abruzzo region around 17:30 local time on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Central Italy was under a severe...

January 19, 2017

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Series of strong earthquakes hit Italy amid extreme snowfall

A series of strong earthquakes are hitting central Italy since 09:25 UTC on January 18, 2017. Within the first two hours, EMSC registered 21 moderate to strong earthquakes; by 15:52 the agency registered a total of 102 earthquakes. This region is currently under...

January 18, 2017

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New mud volcano forms in Italy after recent earthquakes

A new mud volcano has formed this week in a field in Italian municipality of Santa Vittoria in Matenano, following a recent increase in seismic activity. The volcano is located about 30 km (18.4 miles) east of the M6.5 earthquake of October 30, in the Province of...

November 05, 2016

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Another strong earthquake likely to occur in Italy over the coming years

Recent series of strong earthquakes in central Italy has prompted the scientists to examine whether the seismicity of the region has increased. Several studies, conducted over the last couple of years, indicate the active parts of the fault may still trigger strong...

November 02, 2016

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Thousands homeless after devastating quakes hit central Italy

Another strong earthquake, the strongest in 36 years, hit central Italy on Sunday, October 30, 2016, and was followed by a series of dangerous aftershocks. Between 18:21 UTC on October 30 and 11:23 UTC on October 31, 63 aftershocks were reported, the strongest of...

October 31, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Italy, the strongest since 1980

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.5 hit central Italy at 06:40 UTC on October 30, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km. According to the EMSC, the epicenter was located 16...

October 30, 2016

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Series of destructive earthquakes hit Italy, over 220 aftershocks

Two strong earthquakes which rattled central Italy on October 26, 2016, were not aftershocks of the devastating M6.2 August tremor, but rather the product of a new earthquake, Italian experts announced. EMSC registered more than 220 aftershocks over the next 48...

October 28, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits central Italy

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.1 (downgraded from M6.3) hit central Italy at 19:18 UTC on October 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). USGS is reporting the same magnitude and a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles)....

October 26, 2016

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Extremely dangerous M6.2 earthquake hits central Italy, causing massive damage and more than 290 deaths

A severe earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.2 hit central Italy at 01:36 UTC on August 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 4 km (2.48 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The tremors lasted for about 20 - 30 seconds,...

August 24, 2016