Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hits Central Italy

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Arquata del Tronto, Italy – 27/08/2016: A fireman walks towards a damaged building on August 27, 2016 in Arquata del Tronto, Italy. Central Italy was struck by a powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake devastating the region with numerous fatalities. Numerous buildings had collapsed in communities close to the epicenter of the quake near the town of Norcia in the region of Umbria, witnesses told Italian media, with an increase in the death toll highly likely.