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Earthquake in Italy

Record of the earthquake in the Abruzzi of the 6th of April at swiss seismic stations. Picture from the monitoring screens of the swiss seismological service at the ETH Zurich.


At 03:30 on Monday the 6th of April 2009, an earthquake of a magnitude of 5.8 (Italian seismoligcal service) to 6.3 (USGS) on Richter scale shook the ground of the Abruzzo region in central Italy. The epicenter lays at a depth of approximatively 10 km.

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Taken on April 6, 2009