Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Central Italy (2017-01-19)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-01-19 12:53:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-01-18 16:00:00 Event type: Earthquake

Activation reason:
Since 24th August 2016 several earthquakes with magnitude higher than 5 occurred in the centre of Italy involving 4 Regions (Lazio, Umbria, Abruzzo and Marche) and Municipalities. In the morning of 18 January 2017 four additional earthquakes occurred in the areas near to those already affected, in particular on southern part of the same territories, in Abruzzo Region. The event arrived after exceptional heavy snowfalls, worsening the fragile situation.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Earthquake in Central Italy (2017-01-19). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-01-19
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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42.582253397° N, 13.8101741119° E, 42.4134273878° S, 13.231672502° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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