Shear Wave Structure of Umbria and Marche, Italy, Strong Motion Seismometer Sites Affected by the 1997-98 Umbria-Marche, Italy, Earthquake Sequence
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2008_1010

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Summary
Abstract: A long sequence of earthquakes, eight with magnitudes between 5 and 6, struck the Umbria and Marche regions of central Italy between September 26, 1997 and July 1998. The earthquake swarm caused severe structural damage, particularly to masonry buildings, and resulted in the loss of twelve lives and about 150 injuries. The source of the events was a single seismogenic structure that consists of ... View entire text
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Description: Report and data on Shear Wave Structure of Umbria and Marche, Italy, Strong Motion Seismometer Sites Affected by the 1997-98 Umbria-Marche, Italy, Earthquake Sequence.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 41.0   E: 14.0   W: 10.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert Kayen, Giuseppe Scasserra, Jonathan P. Stewart and Giuseppe Lanzo
Dataset Title: Shear Wave Structure of Umbria and Marche, Italy, Strong Motion Seismometer Sites Affected by the 1997-98 Umbria-Marche, Italy, Earthquake Sequence
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2008
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Issue Identification: 2008-1010
Data Presentation Form: PDF
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1010/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-26
Stop Date: 1998-07-01
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
SEISMOMETERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Earthquake Hazards Program, Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL F. DIGGLES
Phone: (650) 329-5404
Email: mdiggles at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road
Mail Stop 531
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Size: 10.4 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (650) 329-4195
Fax: (650) 329-5411
Email: rkayen at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS
345 Middlefield Road, m.s. 999
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-24
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