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Geochemical and Geomorphological Analyses on Liquefaction\ud Occurred During the 2012 Emilia Seismic Sequence

By Alessandra Sciarra, Barbara Cantucci, Nasser Abu Zeid, Carmela Vaccaro and Fedora Quattrocchi


On May 20th and 29th, 2012 two earthquakes (ML 5.9 with hypocenter depth at 6.3 km and ML 5.8 with hypocenter depth at 10.2 km, respectively; ISIDe Database 2010) struck the Emilia area. The epicentre was located in the vicinity of Finale Emilia and Medolla (Modena). Co-seismic effects exemplified by liquefactions and surface ruptures occurred in the surrounding area (Provinces of Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, Reggio Emilia, Mantova and Rovigo). The maximum effects where concentrated along the towns located 15–25 k

Publisher: Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Year: 2014
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