Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Italy

 An earthquake measuring 4.8 occurred Friday afternoon in northern Italy, said channel Sky TG24.

Earthquakes have been recorded at about 16.00 local time (19.00 MSK) and was felt in two areas — Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, which have been hit hard in May last year by two devastating earthquakes. In particular, fluctuations in the Earth's crust felt residents of Florence, Bologna and Modena.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of about 15 kilometers in the province of Lucca in Garfagnana. At the same time, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake of magnitude 5.0. According to the service, the epicenter was located at a depth of 4.8 kilometers in the municipality of Frassinoro (Frassinoro) 60 kilometers south of the city of Parma.

No injuries or damage have been reported yet.

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