Shake maps of the 29th May aftershock

May 31, 2012  
Filed under Data analysis

Maps relative to the interpolation of the components recorded by the stations of the RAN network for the May 29th aftershock are presented herein. The map below shows the interpolation of peak ground acceleration – horizontal components (PGA_h) – recorded by the stations of the RAN  network...


Summary of the 29th May aftershock

May 31, 2012  
Filed under General Information, Seismology and Hazard

After the strong earthquake on May 20th (see here), and following the constant seismic activity that has characterized the past few days with several small earthquakes (more than 700), another relevant seismic event was recorded on May 29th. A strong earthquake of local magnitude Ml 5.8 (Mw 5.65) occurred...


Damage Scenarios – Aftershocks, 29th May

May 31, 2012  
Filed under Data analysis

A new earthquake of Ml 5.8 hit the Emilia Romagna region on Tuesday, May the 29, at 09:00:03 local time (07:00:03 UTC). The dicentra location has been recorded at 44.851, 11.086, near to Medolla, at 10.2 Km depth. An update of the damage scenarios for the residential buildings has been carried out. More...


Damage Scenarios – Mainshock, 20th May

May 31, 2012  
Filed under Data analysis

Eucentre has developed WebGIS systems addressed to the evaluation of the seismic  risk of several structures and infrastructures. Contents of this preliminary scenario are related to WebGIS systems to evaluate the seismic risk of residential buildings, schools and road system. To determine shakemaps,...


Field Teams: on spot investigation of warehouses

May 29, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Structures

This post illustrates some of the direct observations made by the Eucentre field teams during extensive visits to traditional prefabricated structures (warehouses) constructed in reinforced concrete. Date:                                                     ...


Preliminary Report on the 2012, May 20th, Emilia Earthquake

This report presents the results of a preliminary survey in the area affected by the May 20, 2012 Emilia, Northern  Italy, earthquake. In this report, a reconstruction of the local seismic catalogues is presented, the damage to historical buildings, rural buildings, industrial buildings and reinforced-concrete...


Field Teams: Finale Emilia Viaduct

May 28, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Structures

This post presents some photos and observations from the Eucentre field teams when they visited a damaged viaduct in Finale Emilia. Date:                                                   22/05/2012 Category:                                        ...


Field Teams: Finale Emilia Hospital

May 28, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Structures

This post presents some photos and observations from the Eucentre field teams when they visited a damaged hospital in Finale Emilia. Date:                                                    22/05/2012 Category:                                         ...


Field Teams: Hospital at Bondeno (FE)

May 28, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Structures

This post presents some photos and observations from the Eucentre field teams when they visited a damaged hospital at Bondeno (FE). Date:                                                         25/05/2012 Category:                                              ...


Liquefaction observed in San Carlo di Sant’Agostino

May 27, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Geotechnics

Liquefaction has been observed in the area of San Carlo di Sant-Agostino (as reported in www.corriere.it – article in Italian – and directly observed by the Eucentre Field Teams). The National Institution of Geologists will be sending teams into the field to carry out investigations on...


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