Italy fell 4 earthquake 3 months. During the aftershocks, which was 6.6 points affected about 20 people, and destroyed historic building.
A deadly series of earthquakes destroyed many historic buildings and landmarks. In August, killed about 300 people and destroyed the villages around the mountain town Amatrice.
Central Italy has a long history of strong earthquakes, as well as what is known as the Apennine brown belt. Some of these earthquakes were catastrophic, including one in 1915 that killed about 32 thousand people.
According to the U.S. Geological survey, Central Italy has a number of fault lines running directly underneath it, which increases the risk of earthquakes. "No one can predict them, but people just need to know what is the behavior of the earth is normal it shouldn't be a surprise," said Steve Tats, a seismologist at Geoscience Australia. The earthquake is still not finished - the aftershocks are still continuing.
The inhabitants of Central Italy must be concerned not only by the earthquake. Seismologists have warned about the landslides triggered by seismic activity.
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