Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Central Italy (2016-08-24)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-08-24 10:13:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-08-24 01:36:00 Event type: Earthquake

Activation reason:
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.

Reference maps produced: 20 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 59

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Earthquake in Central Italy (2016-08-24). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-08-24
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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

42.8839648329° N, 13.3682495107° E, 42.5101947205° S, 13.0625396673° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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