The Earthquake of Ischia


In NATURE, August 30, p. 414, a correspondent remarks: “The recent catastrophe in the Island of Ischia has called the attention of those who make a study of such disturbances of the earth's surface to the simultaneous occurrence of earthquakes in various parts of the world”; while in NATURE of August 16, p. 368, Mr. Milne, in his article on “Earth Pulsations,” says: “The directions in which these tips of the soil take place, which phenomena are noticeable in seismic as well as microseismic motions, Rossi states are related to the directions of certain lines of faulting.”

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O'REILLY, J. The Earthquake of Ischia. Nature 28, 461 (1883).

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