6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Italy

August 24th 2016


A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit central Italy early this morning (just 10km SE of Norcia) as the result of shallow normal faulting on a NW-SE oriented fault in the Central Apennines

In a Red alert level for economic loss, extensive damage is probable and the disaster is likely widespread.

Maptycs users were automatically notified of the quake along with a list of their exposed locations and their corresponding data (TIV, Property Value, Number of Employees) They were able to quickly assess their exposure and quantify potential losses. In the Maptycs screenshot here we also see that the earthquake fell in a High risk zone.


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