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  • Homogeneous Magnitude Data

    Different criteria in the last decades provide different instrumental magnitudes of Italian earthquakes (Gasperini et al., 2013a).
    In the last few years, we calibrated conversion relationships between various types of traditional magnitudes (ML, Md, Ms, mb) and moment magnitude Mw (Lolli and Gasperini, 2012; Gasperini et al., 2012, 2013a, 2013b; Lolli et al., 2014, 2015, 2018) in order to obtain a homogenous catalog of instrumental earthquakes in terms of Mw.


    • Lolli B., Randazzo D., Vannucci G., Gasperini P. (2020). The Homogenized Instrumental Seismic Catalog (HORUS) of Italy from 1960 to Present, Seismol. Res. Lett, doi: 10.1785/0220200148.


    • Gasperini P., Lolli B., Vannucci G., Boschi E. (2012). A comparison of moment magnitude estimates for the European–Mediterranean and Italian region, Geophys. J. Int., 190, 1733-1745, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05575.x.
    • Gasperini P., Lolli B. and Vannucci G. (2013). Empirical Calibration of Local Magnitude Data Sets Versus Moment Magnitude in Italy, Bull., Seism. Soc. Am., 103, 2227-2246, doi: 10.1785/0120120356.
    • Lolli B., Gasperini P., and Rebez A. (2018). Homogenization in terms of Mw of local magnitudes of Italian earthquakes occurred before 1981, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 108, No. 1, 481–492, doi: 10.1785/0120170114.