Earthquake felt in Rome, no damage

Tremblement de terre ressenti à Rome, pas de dégât

An earthquake was felt Monday morning in Rome, a little after 5 a.m., without causing damage, according to initial findings of the emergency.

The fire department has indicated that they have received many calls from people wishing to learn after the quake with a magnitude estimated to be 3.3 by the national Institute of geophysics and vulcanology.

Located halfway between the plate and euro-asian and the african plate that pushes toward the Balkans to the north, the Italy sees a large part of its territory subject to a high risk of earthquakes.

On 6 April 2009, an earthquake had shaken the medieval city of L’aquila and its region, killing more than 300 people. The balance sheet was similar to the earthquake of Amateur on August 24, 2016.

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