Earthquake in Italy: 7 dead, 50 injured. Photographic. The earthquake was predicted!

The death toll as a result of what happened on Sunday night in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna earthquake has reached five, among them — a citizen of Germany, the Russians among the dead and there were no injuries.

According to the TV channel Sky TG24, one person has been missing, at least 50 injured.

Previously reported on three of the victims.

Three people died in the province of Ferrara. All of them were workers, one working in a factory for the production of polystyrene, the other two — at the factory for the production of ceramics. In Bologna, died 37-year-old woman.The earthquake, which began around 4:00 local time, was felt in all regions of the north-east of Italy. Its epicenter was 36 kilometers west of Bologna, and focus — at a depth of about 10 kilometers.

According to some data, the magnitude of the earthquake was 6.0, it was observed in 04.04 local time (06.04 MSK). A few hours before — in 01.15 (03.15 MSK) was recorded another quake of magnitude 4.1.

The epicenter of the earthquake, according to seismologists, located 36 kilometers north of the city of Bologna, and at a depth of 5.1 kilometers, the newspaper Il Messaggero. Experts for the last night recorded 17 aftershocks.

Fluctuations in the Earth's crust is distinctly felt not only in the Emilia-Romagna, but also in the central region of Tuscany and northern Veneto, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Everywhere people ran in panic into the street, said Corriere della Sera.

Civil Defence Italy recorded numerous collapses in historic buildings in the province of Ferrara, damage to the church in the province of Modena, in the town of San Felice church collapsed and severely damaged the city hall. In Finale Emilia were evacuated as a precaution, patients at the local hospital.
According to the TV channel Sky TG24, one person has been missing, at least 50 injured.

Previously reported on three of the victims.

Three people died in the province of Ferrara. All of them were workers, one working in a factory for the production of polystyrene, the other two — at the factory for the production of ceramics. In Bologna, died 37-year-old woman.

According to some data, the magnitude of the earthquake was 6.0, it was observed in 04.04 local time (06.04 MSK). A few hours before — in 01.15 (03.15 MSK) was recorded another quake of magnitude 4.1.

The epicenter of the earthquake, according to seismologists, located 36 kilometers north of the city of Bologna, and at a depth of 5.1 kilometers, the newspaper Il Messaggero. Experts for the last night recorded 17 aftershocks.

Fluctuations in the Earth's crust is distinctly felt not only in the Emilia-Romagna, but also in the central region of Tuscany and northern Veneto, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Everywhere people ran in panic into the street, said Corriere della Sera.

Civil Defence Italy recorded numerous collapses in historic buildings in the province of Ferrara, damage to the church in the province of Modena, in the town of San Felice church collapsed and severely damaged the city hall. In Finale Emilia were evacuated as a precaution, patients at the local hospital.

Scientists to predict an earthquake in Italy, but did not believe him

A month ago, the Italian seismologist Gioacchino Giuliani argued that strong earthquakes threaten the city of L'Aquila.

Zemletrus Іtalії AFP in more than a month ago the Italian seismologist Gioacchino Giuliani said that, in the Abruzzo region of possible earthquake. This conclusion scientist did find in seismic zones of high concentrations of radon, a rare radioactive gas of natural origin.

Giuliani argued that strong earthquakes threaten the city of L'Aquila and its outskirts. The results of research seismologist published on its Internet site. A few weeks ago vans equipped with loudspeakers drove to L'Aquila, scaring residents urging a rapid evacuation.

"Antics" Giuliani, who organized the march bus, it angered the mayor, and he gave the scientist a police complaint. The complaint dealt with the distribution of non-panic among residents Akvili. Julian was arrested, but later released. He was ordered to immediately remove from its website information about a possible earthquake and to stop the "bully" population.

March 31 Akvili a conference with the participation of seismologists and representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, organized in order to pacify the population.

Enzo Boshi, head of Italy's National Institute of Geophysics, responding to a question about whether we can trust forecasts Giuliani said: "Always when there is an earthquake there are people who claim to know about it in advance. Far as I know, no one can foresee when an earthquake starts. predict it is impossible. "

Today, April 6, in the region of Abruzzo was a massive earthquake, magnitude quake reached 6.3 points for the Richter scale. Stronger than other communities affected town of L'Aquila. At present we know of 92 dead and 1,500 injured. Around 100,000 people were left homeless. Rescue work at the scene continued.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi signed a decree declaring state of emergency following the devastating earthquake.

The head of the National Service of Civil Protection Guido Bertolaso called the situation in Abruzzo dramatic, and an earthquake, "the greatest natural disaster of the new millennium" in Italy. According to him, one should expect reports of many deaths and thousands of people who were left homeless.

Source: ru.tsn.ua

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