Weston Observatory Records Two Major Earthquakes in Italy on October 26, 2016

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On October 26, 2016, two major earthquakes that occurred in Italy were recorded by Weston Observatory (see seismogram below). The first event was a magnitude 5.5 earthquake that occurred at 7:10 PM (local time) in Sellano, Italy. That event was followed  a few hours later by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Visso, Italy.

USGS Event Page
Time:  2016-10-26 19:18:08 (UTC)
Magnitude 6.1
3km W of Visso, Italy
Location:  42.934°N  13.043°E
Depth:  10.0 km

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For more information about the effects of this earthquake, see:

Two powerful earthquakes hit Italy near site of deadly August quake

Visit @Weston_Quakes on Twitter for updates on this earthquake.

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