LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A strong Italy earthquake today 2013 has struck Fivizzano. The Italy earthquake today June 21, 2013 was followed by a strong aftershock thereafter. The quakes, however, posted nominal depths, officials tell news.
A initial strong 5.1 magnitude Italy earthquake began today near Fivizzano. The quake however had virtually no depth. It reportedly erupted only six miles below ground level. As a result, the quake could be felt across the region.
The quake was one mile west of Fivizzano, USGS tells news. The quake was seven miles east of Aulla and eleven miles northeast of Sarzana. The quake also erupted eleven miles northeast of Carrara and roughly one miles west of San Marino.
USGS indicates to news two quakes erupted moments ago, both strong aftershocks. One registered at 4.5 and another registered 4.1 magnitude. Officials tell news that aftershocks were on the same fault but with slightly different epicenters.
These quake started six miles below ground level. The most recent was four miles north of Fivizzano and eleven miles northeast of Aulla. Officials also tell news that the quake was sixteen miles southwest of Castelnovo ne’ Monti and the same distance northeast of Sarzana. No injuries have been reported by local news. Aftershocks are expected to continue throughout the day.