INGV releases first preliminary report on the Finale Emilia earthquake, northern Italy

The EMERGEO working group of the INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia) in Rome, Italy released a preliminary report on coseismic effects of the Finale Emilia earthquake (Mw 5.9) of May, 20, 2012, which hit several provinces in the Po plain.


Liquefaction occurred along cracks, sand volcanoes formed (see photo, courtesy and copyright, EMERGEO, INGV).
Here you can find the report for download as a pdf, there is more announced already, also the fotos of the coseismic damage a worth a glance.

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Klaus Reicherter

Klaus Reicherter

is professor of Neotectonics and Natural Hazards at RWTH Aachen University

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