Strong earthquake strikes central Italy

A strong earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale has rattled central Italy.

The earthquake struck about 6km north of Norcia, 10km deep at a magnitude of 6.6.

This quake was more powerful than the 6.2 earthquake in August, which killed almost 300 people in the region and leveled several small towns.

Italy’s civil protection department, Protezione Civile, said the earthquake had brought down buildings in “numerous places” in the centre of the country.

It also said there was no word yet on any casualties.

Local authorities said many towns and villages already battered by the August quake had seen further significant damage.

Italy is currently experiencing a number of earthquakes. The country sits on two fault lines, making it one of the most seismically active countries in Europe.

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Luke
Luke
3 years ago

glad i was not there😮

Bryan.p
Bryan.p
3 years ago

This is shocking but its not very surprising to me Italy always has earthquakes

Tera-lee
Tera-lee
3 years ago

This is so devastating i can’t believe this happened is everyone ok??

ritchie
ritchie
3 years ago

Thats very frighting

Choco M
Choco M
3 years ago

Hope the people there will be fine

Jotinder
Jotinder
3 years ago

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