Bologna, 28 October 2023 – Shock of earthquake reported this afternoon at 5.30pm Venetoepicenter in the province of Rovigoin Upper Polesine, a Ceneselli, con magnitude 4.2 second Engv (National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology).
Felt good too Emilia Romagnaa Bologna it was distinctly felt on the upper floors where furniture and chandeliers moved.
Here the Municipality’s technicians examined the indications coming from the sensors placed on the Garisendathe sick tower symbol of the city: no significant anomaly was revealed.
The earthquake of 28 October 2023 with its epicenter in Ceneselli, in the province of Rovigo. Also felt distinctly in Emilia
The earthquake occurred in 10 kilometers deep. Ceneselli, Calto, Salara, Felonica and Trecenta are the municipalities closest to the epicentre.
The main shock was followed by an aftershock of magnitude 2.4, with its epicenter in Salara.
The phenomenon was perceived in 211 Municipalities in Veneto of the provinces of Rovigo, Padua, Verona and Vicenza and in particular in the 30 municipal areas closest to the epicentre.
According to initial checks, they were not reported danni. Magnitude 4.2 is less than, but close to, the damage thresholdlet it be known Veneto region.
Second shock in a few days
“Did you feel the shock?”, immediately thousands of comments on social media: the fear it’s a lot because it’s about the second shock within a few days. The first, again in the province of Rovigo with its epicenter in Ceneselli, occurred on October 25th and he had one magnitude of 4.2.
That earthquake had also been felt very clearly throughout Veneto e in Emilia. In central Bologna, checks began immediately on the Garisenda tower, given its precarious conditions in recent times. Some schools had sent students out of classrooms in the province of Ferrara.
Be alerted fire fighters e civil protection all the necessary checks were carried out, but no damage was found.
The area affected by this afternoon’s earthquake is characterized by average seismic hazardaccording to studies Engv.
Epicenter close to those of the 2012 earthquake
The epicenter of the earthquakes of recent days is located a few kilometers north of the area of Po Valley interested in May 2012 from the seismic sequence which mainly affected the provinces of Modena, Ferrara, Reggio Emilia, Bologna, Mantua and the province of Rovigo itself, which caused 26 dead.
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