domingo, setembro 26, 2021

Há 24 anos um sismo (com forte abalo premonitório e muitas réplicas) matou 11 pessoas em Itália

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)
Casualties11 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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