Italy : Earthquake : 2016/08/24
|Country or District||Italy|
|Outline||A magnitude 6.2 quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), on 24 August 2016, 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome, in central Italy. More than 70 people were killed in the earthquake.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
At least 73 people have died in an earthquake which devastated a string of small towns in central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, 24 August 2016.
Many of the dead were in Accumoli, close to the epicentre, and a short distance away in Amatrice, where three-quarters of houses were destroyed.
Geographycal Data Information
Major damage has been registered in the Municipalities of Amatrice, Accumoli, Grisciano, Arquata del Tronto and Pescara del Tronto. So far, 241 fatalities have been reported.
Italy - 6.0 Mw Earthquake - ECHO Daily Map | 24/08/2016