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Central Italy Earthquake, 26th October 2016, M6.1

On the 26th October 2016 at 19:18 UTC an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in central Italy,near Visso in Macerata province, with epicentral location 42.99N, 13.14E, see figure below.

Visso is 70km (45 miles) from Amatrice, which was badly damaged in the 6.2 magnitude quake in August.

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The event was recorded at seismic stations worldwide, including stations of the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN), see seismic traces below.

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Further event information can be found at this USGS page and this EMSC page. For further information about the INSN please follow this link.