Earthquakes in Central Italy

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ISPRA is part of the Operative Commitee of Civil Protecion Department and the Agency experts have been partecipating since 24 August at the acitivities of the Commitee ; it has also supported during this time the DICOMAC (Command and Control Directorate of Civil Protection) established in Rieti.

Earthquakes in Central Italy


From 24 August 2016 to March 28, 2017 ISPRA has carried out inspections of the 400 sites located in more than 70 municipalities, of which fifty in cooperation with regional agencies; 80 in particular have involved issues related to traffic and transport, above all the phenomena of collapse of boulders and the residual risk assessment; 43 inspections have allowed to assess the suitability of sites for the location of Tent-City, and then  Container for residential use; 209 concerned the assessment of the geo-hydrological suitability of sites for use by MAP (Provisional modules DEU) or SAE (Housing Solutions in Emergency); 11 were focused to the assessment of the suitability of sites for schools and the remainder concerned various issues.

Coseismic displacement waveforms for the 2016 August 24 Mw 6.0 Amatrice earthquake (central Italy) carried out from High-Rate GPS data

GPS observations of coseismic deformation following the 2016, August 24, Mw 6 Amatrice earthquake (central Italy): data, analysis and preliminary fault model


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