Northern Italy at 20, 5.9 earthquake, has killed 6 people, more than 50 people were injured. The earthquake some historic building local serious damage.
China's ambassador to Italy 'grief milan on its website issued a statement saying, no Chinese citizens in the quake death. China's ambassador to milan still on the web site 'grief announced the consular protection emergency contact information.
The Italian national geophysical and volcanic institute of monitoring data shows, the earthquake happened in the local time 20, 4 when 03 points (Beijing time 10 when 03 points), the epicenter of the quake was located in northern Italy amelia-roma milan DORA brezhnev regions near the city, the focal depth of 6.3 kilometers. Earlier, the U.S. geological survey measured magnitude 6.3.
Aid workers say, four shift workers were killed and collapsed because of workshop, and two women in dwellings were killed. So far the earthquake the number of injured more than 50 people.
According to local media reports, earthquake lasted about 20 seconds, the entire northern Italy are the aftershock, panic in the streets of people fled to hedge. Modena, ciro ferrara, st cut, when more than building in the earthquake damaged, including the church, the clock tower, etc.
The Italian culture ministry issued a statement saying, the earthquake to local cultural heritage brought serious losses, ministry of culture are organized an expert team to the disaster area to detailed examination and assessment.
Italian civil protection bureau chief franco gabri ella has headed to the amelia-Roman nie municipality, coordinate the rescue work. He said the most important job is to ensure that the public to house damaged in the right environment for the night. Local civil protection department has begun to register accommodation public demand, and understand the local hotel rooms available, and starts to build up temporary tent.
Since the earthquake has seenlots of aftershocks, including the strongest a magnitude at a magnitude of 5.1. The local government has asked the parts of the city schools are closed, and for building a full security check.
Italian political leaders President giorgio napolitano sent 20, issued a statement of condolence to the families of the victims, and to pay homage to the rescue workers.