Naples is one of the most vulnerable cities in the world because it is threatened by several natural and man‐made hazards: earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, landslides, hydrogeological disasters, and morphologic alterations due to human interference. In addition, the risk is increased by the high density of population (Naples and the surrounding area are among the most populated in Italy), and by the type and condition of buildings and monuments. In light of this, it is crucial to assess the ground shaking suffered by the city. To create a ShakeMap atlas for the region and to reconstruct the seismic history of...

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