The strong earthquake of magnitude 6.6 which struck Turkey at 6:55 pm yesterday, causing dozens of deaths and thousands of injured is not an isolated case.

In the last few hours, earthquake activity has intensified throughout the Mediterranean area since a complex tectonic framework that sees Africa and Arabia “pushing” north towards Eurasia.
On the same day yesterday, Friday 24 January, at 08:24, a strong 5.0rย earthquake occurredย on the coast of eastern Algeria in the area of โ€‹โ€‹El Aouana.
Meanwhile, in Italy, two seismic swarms are affecting Calabria, in Sila, and the Romagna coast, in Ravenna. Other shocks in recent days have affected the Gargano, the Tuscan / Emilian Apennines and the Cuneo area, in Piedmont.