An earthquake was felt Monday, May 11, morning in Rome, shortly after 05:00 (03:00 GMT), without causing damage according to the first findings of rescue.
The firefighters indicated that they had received numerous calls from people wishing to inquire after this earthquake estimated at 3.3 by the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology.
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Located astride the Euro-Asian plate and the African plate which pushes it towards the Balkans in the north, Italy sees a large part of its territory subjected to a high seismic risk.
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On April 6, 2009, an earthquake shook the medieval town of L'Aquila and its region (center), killing more than 300 people. The results were similar for the Amatrice earthquake on August 24, 2016.