Saturday, February 4, 2017

Earthquake on the island of Ponza: the shock also felt in Latina – The Messenger

Earthquake off the coast of Ponza, felt clearly on the island where the people have gone down in the street for fear. The earth shook at 22,33, and the quake was also felt in Latin america, especially on the higher floors.

the magnitude of The earthquake was 3.7 on the Richter scale at a depth of about 12 km, at the height of the island of Palmarola. The quake was felt in particular in The area of le Forna, but also in the area of the port.

with No record of damage to people or things, while the room of civil protection of the Prefecture has started the verification of the case. Already a few weeks ago a shock was felt by the citizens of the island.

“it was a sciossa relatively mild, it is not the first time that this has happened – says the mayor Piero Vigorelli – there have been other shocks in recent years”. There would be news of a collapse, just a lot of fear. “Even if – adds the mayor – in some areas, such as Ventotene, the shock was not felt”.


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