Activation time (UTC): 2016-08-24 10:13:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-08-24 01:36:00
Event type: Earthquake
In the first hours of 24th August 2016 an earthquake occurred in the centre of Italy involving a very large territory including several Regions (Lazio, Abruzzo, Umbria) and Municipalities. After the main shock several others occurred in the areas producing casualties and damages on structures and infrastructures. The Italian Civil Protection is currently in action and has requested support to retrieve damage information on the affected areas.
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Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 59
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.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2016): Earthquake in Central Italy (2016-08-24). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f5b60bd2-5b32-42ae-beec-c40ea48a0608
CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Copernicus Service Earthquake Emergency Emergency Management Italy EMSR177 Copernicus Emergency Management Service ITA Mapping Rapid Mapping
All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.
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