5.9 degrees earthquake in Italy was felt throughout the Northeast
May 20, 2012
A strong earthquake lasting several seconds was felt in different regions of northern Italy and three people died in Ferrara.
The first victim died in the collapse of an industrial facility in Bondeno, the other two in St. Augustine, in a ceramics factory, said Civil Defense.
Fear has led many people to take to the streets in several cities.
Fright Night in Milan and elsewhere in Maharashtra, where the quake was clearly felt.
The quake, measuring 5.9 degrees on the Richter scale occurred at 4:04 of the Emilia-Romagna.
The epicenter was in San Felice sul Panaro, near Modena, 36 miles north of Bologna and the hypocenter, at 10.1 km depth.