There were reports of a powerful earthquake in South Italy (Calabria) on Mobday (06h01), with witnesses saying it was felt in several Cities of Southern Italy.

According to Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics, the quake measured 4.5 (Richter scale) and its epicentre was on area of Reggio Calabria and Cosenza.
The shock has also been felt in many areas of South Italy and in Sicily.
No damage has been reported so far. Fire service said it had not received any requests for emergency rescues, but was preparing ground teams as a precaution.
The quake occurred at 258km deep on the border between the Provinces of Reggio Calabria and Vibo Valentia and was felt distinctly from Lamezia Terme to Messina.

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