News report about Italy

2009 6th of April

2009 L'Aquila earthquake

The earthquake was felt throughout central Italy; 297 people are known to have died, making this the deadliest earthquake hit Italy since the 1980 Irpinia earthquake.

About 70% homes were destroyed and most people had no homes for at lest a few weeks.

The main shock occurred at 03:32 on 6 April 2009, and was rated 5.8 or 5.9 on the richter scale.

The website below is all the information how it happened!!!