01 Nov '16, 1pm
Why Italian earthquakes could pile up in a 'domino effect'
measuring over 6 on the Richter scale have hit Italy in the span of a little over two months, killing 297 people in the 6.2 August quake. On October 30, another destructive 6.6 earthquake battered central Italy, devastating the historic Basilica of St. Benedict. Now a seismologist from an Italian national institution said there could be more quakes in a process akin to a ‘domino effect.’