Ground displacement from Italy’s earthquake

Ground displacement from Italy’s earthquake

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29/08/2016 4:48 pm

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Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016)/ESA/CNR-IREA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

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Scientists from Italy’s Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment combined Sentinel-1 radar acquisitions over central Italy from before and after the 24 August 2016 earthquake: 15 August, 21 August and 27 August 2016. The result shows vertical ground subsidence, reaching about 20 cm in correspondence to the Accumoli area, and lateral movement of up to 16 cm. The blue line indicates the location of the fault trace.

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