Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Strong aftershock felt in Rome and L'Aquila

Colored sheets are seen hanging on a clothesline in this aerial view of the village of Onna, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Abruzzo region in central Italy, on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. The death toll from Italy's worst earthquake in three decades jumped to 207 as bodies were recovered and identified. Fifteen people remained unaccounted for. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
L'AQUILA, Italy-A strong tremor has shaken quake-hit areas of central Italy and sent rescuers and residents fleeing from damaged buildings in L'Aquila.Chunks of concrete dropped from the buildings there and the shock was felt as far away as Rome.Seismologists in Italy and the United States could not immediately assign a magnitude to Tuesday's quake. The APcom news agency said it was between 5.5. and 5.7 on the Richter scale. The quake that struck Monday was 5.8-magnitude.
As in the days of Noah...

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