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-Italy quake kills six, damages historic buildings
Quake, strongest in Italy in three years, hit when most slept * Castle, churches, other cultural sites damaged * Up to 3,000 people may have been left homeless * Government to declare state of emergency (Includes heart attack victim in death toll, Monti cuts short trip)
Originally posted by silo13
50 deaths reported moments ago on update. (10.05 local time).
Also reporting it was 6.0 - with aftershocks.
Originally posted by Trueman
My family is in Bologna, I'm trying to contact them now.
Originally posted by intergalactic fire
reply to post by NotAnAspie
This looks like a natural quake to me, not a mining explosion.
Due to the aftershocks that are still going on.
Im not aware of any mining sites or accidents in the area though.
But my guess is you better ask it over to the guys of the quake watch thread for more info on this.