Earthquake Hits Italy Shaking Rome’s Ancient Ruins

Earthquake Hits Italy Shaking Rome’s Ancient Ruins

Rome: A strong earthquake has hit Italy shaking Rome’s World heritage ancient buildings including Colosseum and Pantheon. The earthquake was detected at 7:11pm local time, about 66km to the southeast of Perugia, striking a mountainous part of the Marche region and lasting several seconds.

On August 24, a 6.0-magnitude quake shook central Italy, causing damage across the regions of Umbria, Lazio and Marche and resulting in the deaths of over 290 people. The earthquake was followed by multiple aftershocks.