Strong earthquake hits northern Italy

By REUTERS
May 29, 2012 12:35

 
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MILAN - A strong earthquake was felt through much of northern Italy on Tuesday, just over a week after a tremor struck the region killing seven people and destroying or damaging hundreds of buildings.

According to the US Geological Survey, the tremor was a 6.0 magnitude shock, that hit north east of the city of Parma.

The shock follows an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude that had its epicenter in Italy's center-north, around the Ferrara region.

Messages posted on Twitter and other social media suggested the tremor was felt across Northern Italy.

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