Nel 1908 un terremoto di magnitudo 7.1 colpì la città di Messina. Il terremoto e successivo tsunami devastarono l’abitato, uccidendo più di 75.000 persone.
This study has shown that it is better to try and link historical earthquakes to studied and mapped active faults, and therefore to use this information when calculating the seismic hazard posed to a region.
Last week, the M=6.6 Hokkaido earthquake struck the southern region of Hokkaido island, near the city of Sapporo in Japan. The earthquake caused widespread electricity blackouts and multiple large landslides.