Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake in Italy on October 30, 2016

Alan Kafka
Weston Observatory
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Boston College

On October 30, 2016, the powerful magnitude 6.6 earthquake that occurred in Italy was recorded by Weston Observatory (see seismogram below). The earthquake occurred at 7:40 AM (local time) 4 miles N of Norcia, Italy.


Weston Observatory seismogram of magnitude 6.6 Norcia, Italy earthquake that occurred on October 30, 2016.

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

(CNN) Italy Earthquake: 6.6-Magnitude Tremor Rocks Nation’s Center

Visit @Weston_Quakes on Twitter for updates on this earthquake.

Additional information about this earthquake can also be found on the U.S. Geological Survey earthquake monitoring web site.

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