Italy is shaken by series of earthquakes


In Italy do not stop after the recent aftershock of a powerful earthquake. A day recorded 480 earthquakes of various magnitudes. The last earthquake had a magnitude of 4.7. The epicenter was located just 3 km from the city AKUMAL, the focus lies at a depth of 10 km.

The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2 occurred in Italy in the night of Wednesday, referring to the region of Umbria, Lazio and Marche. According to recent reports, killed 250 people, 365 people have been injured.

In the earthquake-affected areas entered a state of emergency. In addition, the government has allocated 50 million euros to help local authorities. The rubble continues, rescuers do not lose hope of finding anyone alive — even despite the fact that one day the country recorded about 480 tremors of various capacity.

Direction data (below) indicate the position of the event relative to the place.

Accumoli, Italy
3.7 km (2.3 mi) S
Population: 198
Ascoli Piceno, Italy
33.8 km (21.0 mi) SW
Population: 41,741
Teramo, Italy
36.6 km (22.7 mi) W
Population: 36,099
L’aquila, Italy
36.6 km (22.7 mi) NNW
Population: 33,691
Spoleto, Italy
43.0 km (26.7 mi) ESE
Population: 19,266

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