An earthquake with magnitude 4.2 occurred near Sicily in Southern Italy

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Saturday evening in southern Italy, between the island of Ustica and the coast of Sicily, said the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.

The epicenter was located at a depth of about 10 kilometers from the earth's surface and 33 miles north of Palermo. Tremors in 21.34 (00.34 MSK) clearly felt many residents of the regional administrative center, especially those who live on the upper floors of buildings. Employees Fire Sicily recorded hundreds of phone calls concerned citizens. Many of them are in a panic to flee their homes for some time prefer to stay outside.

According to the Civil Defense of Italy, death and destruction from the earthquake there.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

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