The 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck the North East coast of Italy near Venice. It struck about 52 kilometres from the town of Ravenna.

Witnesses and residents said they heard a “roar”. One wrote to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) and said: “I heard a roar.”
The Quake was of magnitude 4.6 with epicenter on the coast of Romagna, between Rimini and Santarcangelo di Romagna. The quake occurred at 43.4km deep.
In particular, in Rimini, Cesenatico, Bellaria and Cervia the shock was very intense and the people took to the streets. No damage has been reported.The quake was felt  also in southern Veneto and in the northern parts of Tuscany. According to firefighters no major damageawas reported.