sábado, setembro 26, 2020

Um sismo (com forte abalo premonitório e muitas réplicas) mataram 11 pessoas em Assis há vinte e três anos


Afresco destruído de Cimbabue na Basílica de São Francisco

Date 11:40:26, September 26, 1997 (UTC)
Magnitude 6.1 Mw
Depth 10 km (6.2 mi)
Epicenter 43.084°N 12.812°E
Countries or regions  Italy (Umbria, Marche)
Casualties 11 dead
100 injured
The 1997 Umbria and Marche earthquake consisted of two earthquakes that occurred in the regions of Umbria and Marche, central Italy, in quick succession on the morning of September 26, 1997.
The first shock occurred at 2:33 am CEST (0:33 UTC), rated 5.5 on the Richter scale, and the second – the main shock – occurred at 11:40 am CEST (9:40 UTC), rated 6.1 on the Richter scale. Their epicentre was in Annifo.
There were several thousands of foreshocks and aftershocks from May 1997 to April 1998, more than thirty of which had a Richter magnitude more than 3.5. 11 people are known to have died following the shocks of September 26, 1997.

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