Over one million people report feeling M4.6 earthquake in Northern Italy, Downgraded

Over one million people report feeling M4.6 earthquake in Northern Italy, Downgraded

Nov 19, 2018 – The 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck the North East coast of Italy close to the city of Venice.

It struck 52 kilometers from the town of Ravenna.

It was downgraded to a magnitude 4.2 was felt in Rimini and its province. The earthquake was registered at around 13.48 on Sunday.




 

Witnesses and residents spoke about the natural disaster and said that they heard a “roar”.

One witness wrote to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) and said: “I heard a roar.”

It is not clear yet the extent of the damage that was caused during the earthquake.

One of the people who was affected said: “For about 20 seconds the TV set and hanging lamp were visibly shaking.

“I was sitting on the couch and could feel shaking like strong, long waves.”

This comes after an earthquake hit Spain which affected nearly 2.1million people earlier this year.

The cities that were most affected by the earthquake in Spain were on the countries western coast near the border of Portugal.

One witness to this earth wrote on the EMSC’s website: “I felt the earthquake.

“It was very fast, but I and the people at my side felt the noise and crockery shaking.”

Another simply wrote: “A fast tremor with some noise.”

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