What are the seismic risk zones?

  • Zone 1* - High seismic activity: consisting of 708 municipalities where the recent strongest earthquakes have been recorded (Abruzzo, Friuli, Campania, Calabria, Marche, Lazio);
  • Zone 2* - Medium seismic activity: consisting of 2,345 municipalities where moderate strength earthquakes may occur;
  • Zone 3* - Low seismic activity: consisting of municipalities where mild earthquakes may occur;
  • Zone 4* - Very low seismic activity: areas with low exposure to seismic activity.

 

*Source: Prime Ministerial Order no. 3274 of 20 March 2003.

 

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