Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Central Italy (2016-10-26)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-10-26 22:45:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-10-26 20:00:00 Event type: Earthquake

Activation reason:
On the afternoon of the 26th of October a new earthquake, with magnitude 5.4, has shocked the central Italy with the epicenter close to the area already affected by the earthquake on the 24th of August. A second quake happened in the same area with a magnitude of 5.9. The Italian Civil Protection is currently in action and has requested support to retrieve damage information on the affected areas.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 46

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Earthquake in Central Italy (2016-10-26). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-10-26
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

43.1839310913° N, 13.4763474711° E, 42.6829946778° S, 12.8165968403° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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