Seismologists have recorded 20 new earthquake in northern Italy

Specialists from the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy recorded 20 aftershocks that occurred on Wednesday night between the provinces of Modena and Ferrara, located in the Emilia-Romagna, in the province of Mantua (Lombardy region) in the north of the country, local media reported.

According to the service of the Civil Defense, a strong 4.3-magnitude quake was registered on Wednesday before midnight. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 kilometers in town Finale Emilia, already heavily damaged by a powerful earthquake on Sunday.

Another magnitude quake was 3.2, and the rest — ranged between 2.6 and 3.

At the moment the service will check the Italian Civil Defense in the affected area of the state of the buildings that have been damaged, but survived in previous earthquakes.

On the night of May 20, 36 kilometers north of the city of Bologna was the strongest in the last three years, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0. A few hours before this was recorded the first 4.1-magnitude quake. The epicenter of the earthquake, according to seismologists, at a depth of 5.1 kilometers. The disaster destroyed dozens of homes, buildings and churches, killing seven people and more than 50 injured.

The Italian Government on Tuesday introduced a 60-day state of emergency in the disaster area: the three provinces of Emilia Romagna (Bologna, Modena and Ferrara) and one province of Lombardy (Mantua).

Italy after the strongest earthquake in 3 years. Footage of destruction

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