T E R R A E   M O T V S

Rome has been hit
by many earthquakes during the centuries.
This list was compiled by Roberto Luciani (Underground Rome):



15 d.C.

Destroyed part of the city walls
20 Caused the fire of Pompey Theatre
85  
116  
191 The Templum Pacis is destroyed
223  
258 More than 1.000 houses collapsed
304  
443 The Forum and Colosseum are hit
454 The Circus is hit
477 The city shook for forty days, the Colosseum is damaged
508 The arena of the Colosseum collapses
739  
780  
801 The roof of St. Paul's collapses
849 The Capitol and Aventine damaged
896 Extensive damage at st. John's Lateran Basilica
1231 Part of the Colosseum collapses
1321  
1349 Mentioned by Petrarch (the SE external rings fall)
1350  
1403  
1703 the eastern side is damaged
1915  
1979  

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Data Effetti in occasione del terremoto di:
Ye Mo Da Ho Mi Is (MCS) Area epicentrale Ix Ms
1005 F MONTECASSINO 52
1222 12 25 11 D BRESCIANO 80 59
1231 06 01 11 F CASSINO 85 59
1279 04 30 18 40 CAMERINO 100 67
1328 12 01 40 NORCIA 100 67
1349 09 75 VENAFRO 105 67
1456 12 05 50 MOLISE 110 67
1461 11 26 21 30 50 AQUILANO 100 67
1484 01 19 50 MONTEROTONDO 65 47
1599 11 05 F CASCIA 85 59
1654 07 23 00 25 F SORA 100 64
1688 06 05 16 15 30 MATESE 110 73
1695 06 11 02 30 35 BAGNOREGIO 90 59
1703 01 14 18 60 NORCIA 100 67
1706 11 03 13 50 MAIELLA 105 64
1719 06 27 40 ALTA VALNERINA 75 52
1727 12 14 19 45 25 S.LORENZO IN CAMPO 70 50
1730 05 12 04 45 F NORCIA 90 59
1731 03 20 02 45 FOGGIA 100 62
1732 11 29 12 30 40 IRPINIA 100 64
1741 04 24 09 20 30 FABRIANESE 90 62
1743 02 20 16 30 30 CAN. D`OTRANTO 90 70
1747 04 17 F FIUMINATA 90 62
1751 07 27 03 30 GUALDO TADINO 100 67
1762 10 06 12 10 30 POGGIO PICENZE 95 62
1767 06 05 01 30 45 SPOLETINO 75 52
1777 06 06 16 15 30 CALABRIA 60 52
1785 10 09 45 PIEDILUCO 80 55
1786 07 31 F L`AQUILA 70 50
1791 10 11 35 SCOPOLI 75 52
1799 07 28 F CAMERINO 95 62
1805 07 26 21 01 50 MATESE 110 67
1806 07 21 09 F CASSINO 47
1806 08 26 07 45 60 COLLI ALBANI 80 52
1812 03 22 02 20 65 ROMA 65 47
1815 09 03 NC NORCIA 75 52
1846 08 14 12 NF ORCIANO PISANO 90 59
1859 08 22 35 NORCIA 85 59
1873 06 29 03 55 40 BELLUNESE 100 64
1873 07 12 06 06 40 ALVITO 80 55
1874 12 06 15 52 40 SETTEFRATI 80 55
1875 12 06 25 S.MARCO IN LAMIS 80 52
1876 10 26 14 18 55 PALESTRINA 70 47
1877 08 24 02 54 40 VEROLI 80 52
1878 03 12 F CASTEL S.PIETRO 65 47
1878 09 15 25 MONTEFALCO 80 55
1879 02 23 50 SERRAVALLE 70 50
1881 09 10 07 25 LANCIANO 80 52
1883 07 28 20 25 20 CASAMICCIOLA 100 62
1883 09 02 07 03 50 FRASCATI 55 42
1885 02 26 20 48 20 SCANDIANO 60 44
1885 04 10 01 44 50 M. SIMBRUINI 55 42
1889 12 08 NF APRICENA 70 50
1891 06 07 20 VERONESE 80 55
1892 01 22 50 COLLI ALBANI 70 47
1892 06 06 RS TREMITI 70 47
1894 03 25 RS LESINA 70 50
1894 11 27 RS FRANCIACORTA 65 47
1895 03 23 RS COMACCHIO 65 44
1895 11 01 55 CASTELPORZIANO 65 44
1898 03 04 RS CALESTANO 70 47
1899 07 19 13 19 60 COLLI ALBANI 70 50
1900 05 19 16 55 RS ARRONE 70 47
1901 04 24 14 20 40 MONTELIBRETTI 80 52
1901 07 31 10 38 30 ALVITO 80 52
1902 06 27 16 48 RS CASENTINO 60 44
1902 10 23 08 51 45 REATINO 65 44
1904 02 24 15 53 30 MARSICA 90 55
1909 01 13 00 45 NF BASSA PADANA 65 54
1909 08 25 00 22 RS MURLO 75 51
1911 09 13 22 29 RS CHIANTI 75 47
1915 01 13 06 52 65 AVEZZANO 110 70
1916 01 26 12 22 30 VALLE DEL LIRI 70 44
1917 05 12 15 34 20 TERNANO 80 47
1918 04 14 01 56 RS GIANO DELL`UMBRIA 65 47
1919 10 22 06 10 55 ANZIO 70 54
1922 12 29 12 22 35 SORA 70 55
1925 09 24 13 33 20 SANNIO 75 52
1926 08 17 01 42 RS ISOLA DI SALINA 75 50
1927 10 11 14 45 35 MARSICA 70 50
1927 10 28 21 49 RS BEDONIA 60 48
1927 12 26 15 06 50 COLLI ALBANI 80 45
1928 04 21 13 56 RS MONTALCINO 65 44
1928 07 20 19 53 RS ALTA VAL DI TARO 60 37
1930 07 23 00 08 30 IRPINIA 100 67
1930 10 30 07 13 30 SENIGALLIA 85 60
1931 10 21 07 35 25 VEROLI 55 46
1932 01 02 23 36 RS CROTONESE 60 55
1933 09 26 03 33 30 LAMA DEI PELIGNI 90 55
1943 10 03 08 28 25 OFFIDA 90 57
1950 09 05 04 08 40 GRAN SASSO 80 56
1957 04 11 16 19 30 VALLE DEL SALTO 60 51
1958 06 24 06 07 35 AQUILANO 75 48
1961 10 31 13 37 35 ANTRODOCO 80 42
1967 12 09 03 09 10 ADRIATICO MER. 50 44
1971 02 06 18 09 25 TUSCANIA 85 42
1976 05 06 20 30 FRIULI 95 65
1979 09 19 21 35 45 NORCIA 85 59
1980 11 23 18 34 40 IRPINIA-LUCANIA 100 69

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