Strong 6.2 Quake Hits Central Italy: USGS

Strong 6.2 quake hits central Italy: USGS

ROME, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -24th Augst,2016) - A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said. The shallow quake struck 10 kilometres (six miles) southeast of Norcia, a town in the province of Perugia in southeastern Umbria. The quake was felt as far away as Rome, around 150 km away from the epicentre, and woke a number of people there including AFP journalists.