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Italy

Country Information

Following data from World Bank Databank and Wikipedia. Latest update 25 September 2012, 05:21 PM
Country Area (sq. km): 301,338
Agriland (sq. km): 139,080
Forest (sq. km): 91,490
Population: 60,681,514
Population 0-14: 14.06%
Population 15-64: 65.59%
Population over 64: 20.35%
Population growth (annual %): 0.48%

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Earthquakes

Relevant earthquakes during the last years (in terms of magnitude, depth and estimated population affected within 60km).

  • 5.6
    29May2012
    At 10:55 AM (UTC), in Northern Italy there was a seismic activity of magnitude 5.6 and depth 9.90Km. More
  • 5.8
    29May2012
    At 7:00 AM (UTC), in Northern Italy there was a seismic activity of magnitude 5.8 and depth 9.60Km. More
  • 6.0
    20May2012
    At 2:03 AM (UTC), in Northern Italy there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.0 and depth 5.10Km. More
  • 6.3
    06Apr2009
    At 12:00 AM (UTC), in Central Italy there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.3 and depth 8.8Km. More

Storms

Storms information are collected from NASA-TRMM, NHC, JTWC, CPHC, IBTrACS-WMO.

No storms close to this country.

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Floods

Floods information have been extracted from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

The hazards calendar for Italy is not available. For more information please contact us.

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

published the 30 May 2012

Northen Italy, Earthquake Intensity, 29 May 2012

Northen Italy, Earthquake Intensity, 29 May 2012
source: WFP
file type: JPG, file size: 1.22MB
published the 29 May 2012

Italy, Earthquakes, 29 May 2012

Italy, Earthquakes, 29 May 2012
source: WFP
file type: JPG, file size: 1.18MB
published the 20 May 2012

Italy, Earthquakes, 20 May 2012

Italy, Earthquakes, 20 May 2012
source: WFP
file type: JPG, file size: 1.31MB

Hazards statistics are based on EM-DATABASE.

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