Short update on the earthquake sequence

June 18, 2012  
Filed under Seismology and Hazard

The earthquake of the 29th of May (Ml 5.8) triggered a sequence of earthquakes in the same region.  The sequence is summarized in Table I and represented in Figure 1. To note the stability of the focal mechanisms during the sequence.

Table I. List of main events of the earthquake sequence from the 29th of May to the 6th of June 2012.

Date

Hour (UTC)

Latitude

Longitude

Ml

29/05/2012

07:00:03

44.85°N

11.09°E

5.8

29/05/2012

10:55:57

44.89°N

11.01°E

5.3

29/05/2012

11:00:25

44.88°N

10.95°E

5.2

03/06/2012

19:20:43

44.9°N

10.94°E

5.1

Figure 1. Map of the location of main events from the earthquake sequence triggered for the event the 29th of May. The focal mechanism is similar in all the main events (http://ingvterremoti.wordpress.com/).

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