Earthquake in Italy – level 2
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy. You could feel it across the country, including the capital Rome. Buildings there shook for 20 seconds.
A number of people died, and this number is set to rise. People found a family of four dead in a town, and half of another town in central Italy is gone. Two people died in a village.
In 2009, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Italy left more than 300 people dead.
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