Italians poured out of their homes in the country’s north this afternoon after a tremor shook Tuscany amid a growing coronavirus outbreak.
The The 2.6-magnitude quake, which struck around a mile north of Camaiore in Versilia, was recorded by the Italian Institute of Geophysics at 2.17 pm this afternoon. It had an epicenter in the Lucca province in Tuscany, central-western Italy, and a depth of around five miles, ANSA Chronicle reported.
There were initially no reports of damage as a result of the tremor, though people in Camaiore and nearby Viareggio noted feeling ‘vibrations from the ground’.
It was also reported people across Versilia had ‘poured out of their houses’ when the quake struck the area this afternoon. The earthquake comes as the coronavirus death toll reached to 463 in Italy, with more than 9,000 virus cases.