Emergency Tweets 2012 Emilia earthquake

This dataset contains 3,170 Italian tweets about the earthquakes that stroke the Emilia Romagna regional district in Italy on 20 May 2012 starting from 4 a.m. local time (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Northern_Italy_earthquakes). In particular, 3 strong earthquakes occurred in a time span of a few hours near to the Finale Emilia, Bondeno, and Sermide villages, in a wide rural area. The strongest of these earthquakes has been assigned a 6.1 magnitude. They caused 7 deaths and severe damage to many of the ancient, rural buildings of the area. Data for the this dataset have been collected via the historical paid services of Twitter data resellers.

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Field Value
Accessibility Both
AccessibilityMode Download
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Availability On-Line
Basic rights Download
ChildrenData No
Consent obtained also covers the envisaged transfer of the personal data outside the EU No
Consent of the data subject No
CreationDate 2015-05-01
Creator Cresci, Stefano, stefano.cresci@iit.cnr.it, orcid.org/0000-0003-0170-2445
DataProtectionDirective Not applicable
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External Identifier EAQ-EML
Field/Scope of use Research only
Format CSV
Language Italian
License term /Not specified
ManifestationType Original
Personal data was manifestly made public by the data subject Yes
PersonalData No
PersonalSensitiveData Select PersonalSensitiveData
ProcessingDegree Primary
RelatedPaper Cresci, S., Tesconi, M., Cimino, A., and Dell’Orletta, F. (2015, May). A linguistically-driven approach to cross-event damage assessment of natural disasters from social media messages. In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, 1195-1200. ACM.
Requirement of non-disclosure (confidentiality mark)
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Semantic Coverage
Sublicense rights No
Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Text and Social Media Mining
TimeCoverage 2012-05-20 /2012-05-21
system:type SoBigData.eu: Dataset
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Field Value
Author Cresci Stefano
Maintainer Cresci Stefano
Version 1
Last Updated 26 September 2019, 12:28 (CEST)
Created 26 September 2019, 12:28 (CEST)