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M 6.1 in Italy on 20 May 2012 02:03 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 20 May 2012 02:03 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 5932905 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 May 2012 02:26 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: EQ-2012-000080-ITA (glide) usb0009tk0 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1073 | About casualties: 197 | Last hour: 0

Italy tourism chiefs fear tourists will stay away
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 08:12:00 +0200   euronews-en (en)

Tourism officials in northern Italy are worried that holidaymakers could be put off travelling to the region following the three earthquakes. A…

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Angola: Ambassador Meets With Locals in Italy Quake-Hit Region
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 13:14:00 +0200   allafrica (en)

[ANGOP] Moderna - The Angolan ambassador to Italy, Florêncio de Almeida, met Monday in Modena city, Italy, with representatives of the community in the region hit by the earthquake and local authorities that gave a detailed account of the disaster in the Romanha Emília region recently.

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Italy: earthquake death toll rises to 26
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 07:37:00 +0200   ruvr-en (en)

The number of people [[killed]] in the earthquake in the north of Italy has reached 26. On Tuesday two women died of injuries. One of them had spent 12 hours under the debris in the town of Cavezzo before rescuers found her. The second woman was wounded by a fragment of a building in the town of Cento.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (2), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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