Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/10965
Authors: Pondrelli, Silvia* 
Salimbeni, Simone* 
Perfetti, Paolo* 
Title: Moment tensor solutions for the Amatrice 2016 seismic sequence
Issue Date: Dec-2016
Series/Report no.: fast trak 5/59(2016)
DOI: 10.4401/ag-7240
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/10965
Keywords: seismic moment tensors
quick data
Subject Classificationseismic moment tensors
Abstract: On August 24, 2016 a ML 6.0 earthquake struck central Italy region, nearly completely destroying some small ancient towns as Amatrice, Accumoli, Arquata and Pescara del Tronto. In the following days thou- sands of aftershocks have been recorded by the INGV National Seismometric Network, 16 of them with a magnitude greater than 4.0. A Quick RCMT solution has been rapidly computed for all of them and made available on the web. Within a few weeks a definitive RCMT solution is ready for all of them, plus one. For major events (and not only) of the Amatrice seismic sequence, several rapid moment tensor solutions have been produced by various groups, using different methods and dataset. Comparing QRCMTs with other similar products, it is evident a great similarity of focal mechanisms while on the contrary, the Mw have a clear variability.
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