It’s not over yet as another, bigger, earthquake strikes in Italy

Italy is barely recovering from the loss of just under 300 people in a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in August in Amatrice. However, just yesterday, the country experienced its biggest earthquake since 1980 when an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter Scale occurred with its epicentre in Norcia, 60 miles to the North…

6.2 earthquake in Italy

Italian earthquake measuring 6.2 on Richter Scale causes major disruption and loss of life in Umbria Italian earthquake 2016. Although nearly 1000 times weaker than the Japan 2011 earthquake, poorly structured buildings, lack of information and the timing of the earthquake (at 3.30am) are likely to be responsible for the high death toll.