Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013

Earthquake Northern Italy 2013


M 5.1 moderate earthquake shakes Northern Italy today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 2 km SSW of Fivizzano. It was 6.4 miles deep.

According to Italy's Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, earthquake today occurred in a mountainous region near the Tuscan coast between the provinces of Massa e Carrara and Lucca.

Train services on Aulla – Lucca line were also temporary closed. Northern Italy 2013 also triggered a landslide in the village of Equi Terme.

More than 100 aftershocks were recorded by INGV in just 3 hours!

Tremors were felt as far away as Milan, Verona and Florence.

10:33 UTC (local time 2013-06-21 12:33 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
2 km (1mi) SSW of Fivizzano, Italy
11 km (7mi) E of Aulla, Italy
17km (11mi) NE of Sarzana, Italy
18 km (11mi) NNE of Carrara, Italy
189 km (117mi) W of San Marino, San Marino

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Original post: Natural Disasters List June 21, 2013