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6.6-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Italy, Shakes Rome: USGS - KVOA Tucson News

ROME — Italy was shaken awake by another powerful earthquake Sunday, toppling ancient buildings weakened by recent temblors and causing some injuries — but no immediate loss of life. Residents rushed into piazzas and streets after being roused from ...and more »

Israel monitoring Mediterranean tsunami warning after Italy quake - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Italy issued the warning to all environmental agencies in the region, however Israeli officials said that it was very unlikely a tsunami would strike Israels shores. By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV, REUTERS. October 30, 2016 11:44. 2 minute read. > 6.6-magnitued ...and more »

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Central Italy, the Country's Strongest Since 1980 - ABC News

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck central and southern Italy Sunday at 7:40 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. Interested in Italy? Add Italy as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Italy news, video, and analysis from ABC ...and more »

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake in Italy - United States Geological Survey (press release)

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Italy on October 30, 2016 at 06:40:19 UTC (7:40 am local time). This is reportedly the largest earthquake in Italy since the magnitude 6.9 Irpinia earthquake struck southern Italy in 1980. This is a complex sequence of ...and more »

Italy quake: Norcia tremor destroys ancient buildings - BBC News

Towns and villages in central Italy have been hit by an earthquake for the fourth time in three months. The 6.6-magnitude quake - Italy's strongest in decades - struck close to the region where nearly 300 people were killed by a quake in August. This ...and more »

6.6-Magnitude Earthquake Flattens Much Of Historic Basilica In Central Italy - NPR

A strong earthquake in Italy's Umbria region destroyed a centuries-old basilica that was built at the birthplace of Saint Benedict and his twin sister Saint Scholastica early Sunday. No deaths were reported from the quake, which followed a series of ...and more »

Norcia: The Basilica Is Destroyed - The American Conservative

Lord, have mercy! From Father Benedict, subprior of the Norcia monastery: Around 7:40 AM, a powerful earthquake struck close to Norcia. The monks are all safe, but our hearts go immediately to those affected, and the priests of the monastery are ...and more »

Italy, Already Rattled, Is Struck by Another Powerful Quake - New York Times

ROME — An earthquake, believed to be the strongest to hit Italy since 1980, struck the center of the country on Sunday, four days after two back-to-back quakes severely damaged buildings and left thousands homeless in the area. The temblor on Sunday ...and more »

Italy earthquake: 6.6-magnitude tremor rocks nation's center - CNN

(CNN) A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy on Sunday morning, injuring at least 20 people, in the strongest tremor to hit the country in more than three decades. The earthquake follows tremors last week and comes on the heels of a ...and more »

Religious life turned upside down by Italian earthquake - Reuters

NORCIA, Italy (Reuters) - Sunday's earthquake struck the medieval walled town of Norcia as nuns, monks and priests were heading to morning prayer services, giving them just enough time to flee as the walls around them plunged to the earth. Nuns rest on ...and more »