A second strong earthquake in Italy


28/01/2012

On Friday, in the north-eastern and central regions of Italy was second in the last days of a major earthquake. Aftershocks happen again just two days after a series of earthquakes that have been recorded in the same area. According to representatives of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology country fluctuations in the Earth surface, lasting for a few minutes, were felt in many cities located in the northern part of the peninsula, especially in large cities such as Milan and Genoa.

According to data provided by the specialists of the National Institute of Geophysics of Rome, the epicenter of the earthquake of 5.1 points was the capacity of the area between the city of Parma and the central Apennines mountain range part, in the Emilia-Romagna region. No immediate reports of deaths or casualties and significant damage have been reported yet.

A little earlier, on January 25, an earthquake of magnitude 4.9 points happened in this part of Italy. Then, the epicenter of the earthquake was designated the province of Reggio Emilia, and strong tremors at a depth of 10.2 kilometers to 75 kilometers felt on Wednesday residents of the north Italian regions, such as, Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Liguria, Piedmont, Trentino-Alto Agigea , Tuscany. The epicenter, as reported by experts, was to the south-west of the city of Verona and 368 kilometers north-east of the capital, Rome.


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