On October 30 2016 a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy. This is a map made using data from the satellites Copernicus Sentinel-1A and 1B.

We can see how much the ground was deformed by the quake over about 130 sq km. The Castelluccio area had the maximum displacement - you can see it in red on the map.

(Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016)/ESA/CNR-IREA)

Mona Evans
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