The Malta Independent 22 July 2019, Monday

Updated: No injuries reported as 3.7 magnitude earthquake hits near Rome

Monday, 24 June 2019, 05:27 Last update: about 27 days ago

An earthquake has hit the Rome region, luckily injuring no one.

The tremor at 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt just before 11pm.

The epicentre of the quake was near Colonna, a small city around 30 kilometres east of the capital.

No damage was reported.

Italian media report that many residents living in the area hit by the quake rushed out of their homes fearing the worst. The quake was felt in Croatia and San Marino.

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Italy is notorious for strong earthquakes that have often caused deaths and damages.

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