Seismic activity continues in northwestern Italy. On Monday morning, a seismic tremor of magnitude 3.4 occurred at 6:25 a.m. in the Emilia region between the provinces of Reggio and Modena. According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), the earthquake’s hypocenter was nine kilometers deep and its epicenter was two kilometers from Castellarano.
Earthquake warning: What we know
Two days earlier, a new seismic tremor was detected in the Rovigo area. According to the Veneto civil protection agency, the earthquake had an intensity of 4.3 on the Richter scale, with the epicenter at a depth of 20 kilometers. This shock is essentially a repeat of last Wednesday’s earthquake, with a nearly identical magnitude of 4.2 and the same epicenter location. No damage was reported at this time. The shock was felt in the municipalities of Rovigo, Verona and even in Emilia Romagna.