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Last update: July 3, 2012, 2:32 pm

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit Ferrara region, Northern Italy, on May 20th, 2012. The shake caused 7 victims and led to the evacuation of several villages. The event was largely felt in Northern Italy. Important damages are reported in the village of Finale Emilia and in the cities of Ferrara and Modena, where significant cultural heritage buildings have been damaged by the earthquake. The Mw 6.1 Northern Italy earthquake has been recorded by all the stations of ISNet, the Irpinia Seismic Network deployed along the Campania-Lucanian sector of southern Apennines. This web site reports the preliminary results obtained from the analysis of the earthquake acceleration and velocity records acquired by ISNet