Magnitude:
Time: 01-13-1832
Country: ITALY

ITALY:FOLIGNO

This earthquake was recorded in Italy on 01-13-1832, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of on the richter scale. Earthquake intensity was also measured using the Mercalli intensity scale which quantifies the severity of shaking felt by the quake. On a scale of 1 (barely sensed) to 12 (completely devastating), this quake had an intensity of 10. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be causing destruction to well-built wooden structures; most masonry and frame structures with foundations would be destroyed. Expect rails to be bent, bridges detroyed, and loss of life. Quakes can often be deadly, and this event occurred in a populated area claiming 22 souls and destroying structures.
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Surface Geology

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Dinaride-Aegean Region - porphyry copper
Paleocene to Miocene calc-alkaline volcanic and intrusive rocks that formed in a post-subduction environment; includes the Serbomacedonian-Rhodope metallogenic belt.
Southern and Central European Variscan - porphyry copper
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Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.



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Earthquake Stats
region_code 130
intensity 10
year 1832
id 1749
location_name ITALY:FOLIGNO
damage_description 2
deaths 22
time 01-13-1832
latitude 42.900
longitude 12.600
country ITALY
deaths_description 1

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