Earthquake in Italy: an update

It has been just under a week since a deadly 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy, in a region about 100 miles northeast of Rome. Suffering the worst damage are the towns of Amatrice, Accumoli, Pescara del Tronto and Arquata del Tronto. The death toll is now at 291, with hundreds more injured and thousands displaced…

Earthquake in Central Italy

Very saddened to hear news of the earthquake which hit central Italy around 3:30 am this morning, August 24, leaving the small town of Amatrice, about 100 miles northeast of Rome, devastated. “The town is no more,” said Mayor Sergio Pirozzi. At the time of this writing, at least 73 people are dead and dozens…