ASMI Archivio Storico Macrosismico ItalianoItalian Archive of Historical Earthquake Data

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Elenco terremotiEarthquakes

Caracciolo et al., 2021

Caracciolo C.H., Slejko D., Camassi R., Castelli V., 2021. The eastern Alps earthquake of 25 January 1348: new insights from old sources. Bulletin of Geophysics and Oceanography, 63, 3, 335-364.

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The eastern Alps earthquake of 25 January 1348 is one of the few powerful earthquakes located in central Europe, and it is also one of the better-known European earthquakes of the Middle Ages. Its many studies, by different researchers, rely on almost the same collection of historical data, but set out different earthquake scenarios, from which various epicentres and seismic sources are derived. We tried to find a common solution by focusing on the main sources available on the most damaged areas, trying to accurately identify as many earthquake-affected localities as possible, and re-considering all data homogeneously and transparently, in order to allow fruitful criticism and facilitate the work of future researchers. Our study increases the number of earthquake-affected localities, checks the effects in Carniola and confirms the epicentral location proposed recently and included in the latest Italian earthquake catalogue, i.e. in the Camporosso saddle, next to the border with Carinthia and Carniola.

Nell'archivio c'è un terremoto da questo studio:In the archive there is one earthquake considered from this study:

molto grandiextra large
molto piccolivery small
non parametrizzatinot determined

Clicca sulla riga per individuare il terremoto sulla mappa o sulla lente per ottenere più informazioni.Click the row to highlight the earthquake on the map or the lens to obtain more information.

  DataDate    Area epicentraleEpicentral area    MDPs   Imax  EQ in
EQ in
Riferim. in
1348 01 25Eastern Alps  81  9-10