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Albini, 2020a

Albini P., 2020. Nine Major Earthquakes in the United States of the Ionian Islands,1815-1864. Seismological Research Letters 91, 6, 3595-3611. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220200205

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Nine major earthquakes that affected the islands of Corfu, Paxoi, Lefkada, Kephalonia, Ithaca, and Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea offshore western Greece at the time of British Protectorate of the United States of the Ionian Islands (1815–1864) have been reappraised by means of a systematic investigation of contemporary, locally produced documents of diverse typologies. With an in‐depth study of the earthquakes attested by multiple observations, this article complements and concludes the research focused on 50 yr of seismic records that was introduced by my recent companion article on the solitary records of earthquake effects throughout the Ionian Islands. Although some earthquakes discussed in this article had already been studied and interpreted in modern times, the exclusive use of carefully contextualized and independent records of earthquake effects allowed the author to overcome the imprecisions of preceding interpretations. Because of the exhaustive documentation, this study proposes a different vision of the characteristics of these nine major earthquakes from their dates of occurrence to newly assigned sets of intensity data.

Nell'archivio ci sono In the archive there are 9 terremoti provenienti da questo studio: earthquakes considered from this study:

molto grandiextra large
molto piccolivery small
non parametrizzatinot determined

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  DataDate    Area epicentraleEpicentral area    MDPs   Imax  EQ in
EQ in
Riferim. in
1820 12 29 03 45Zakynthos  7  8    
1821 01 06 19Lalas  9  8      
1824 02 21 20Lefkada  3  7      
1825 01 19 11 20Lefkada  41  9    
1834 06 05 15 30Kephalonia  6  7      
1837 08 03 09Pyrgos  4  6      
1840 10 30 09 30Zakynthos  48  9    
1841 02 26 19 30Zakynthos  2  7      
1862 03 14 04 30Kephalonia  5  8