26 May '12, 11am

Earthquakes are always big news - or are they?

Earthquakes are always big news - or are they?

Earthquake damage and rescue workers in Turkey; Credit: © Shutterstock Shortly after 4.00am on Sunday 20th May, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck the Emilia-Romagna region of the Po valley in Northern Italy, about 22 miles north-northwest of Bologna. Jolts and aftershocks were felt over a large area and although the death toll was reported to have been in single figures, more than 4,000 people were forced to seek temporary shelter or sleep in cars as more than 100 aftershocks, two of which had magnitudes of 5.1, rattled the region. Experts consider that this has been the most damaging earthquake to Italy's cultural heritage since the two earthquakes that damaged the basilica of St Francis of Assissi in 1997. The Italian culture minister, Lorenzo Ornaghi is reported as saying that the cost of restoration will run to tens of thousands of Euros. In just one small town, Fi...

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/scitech/earthquake-prediction-n...

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