The earth returns to tremble in Pozzuoli in the Campi Flegrei area. The seismic swarm, as the Observatory communicates, started yesterday evening, around 11:30 pm, and is continuing to manifest itself even in these hours. At the moment there is no damage to people or things.
This is the comment of the mayor of Pozzuoli, Vincenzo Figliolo: “The Vesuvian Observatory has informed us that starting from 11:25 pm (local time) yesterday, 20 October 2021, a sequence of seismic events in the Campi Flegrei area is underway and that, until 7.12 am, time of last update announcement, 9 earthquakes with a maximum magnitude of 1.5 ± 0.3 were recorded. The main event occurred at 2:47 am at a depth of 1.7 km in the area of the Air Force Academy.
No reports of damage or inconvenience from the population have been received, neither to the Municipal Police nor to the Night Presidium active at the Civil Protection Office. During the checks carried out on the territory by the Municipal Police and the Civil Protection volunteers, no damage or other significant consequent effects were found. Together with the Civil Protection of the Municipality of Pozzuoli, I am closely following the evolution of the seismic swarm and will provide subsequent updates until the phenomenon is concluded “.