On the night of 15–16 May 1951, two moderate earthquakes with estimated magnitudes of Mw 5.4 and 4.5 occurred in northern Italy, about 40 km southeast of Milan, close to the small town of Caviaga. They were recorded by several observatories worldwide, as reported by the International Seismological Summary (ISS) On‐Line Bulletin (ISS, 1951; International Seismological Centre [ISC], 2011). Despite the moderate magnitudes, these two events caught the attention of seismologists and have been studied in detail, in particular by Caloi et al. (1956), because they were close to Caviaga in an area that was...

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