Quake rattles Rome, no damage or injuries reported

ROME Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:17pm EST

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ROME (Reuters) - An earthquake struck 90 km southeast of Rome on Saturday, Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The 4.8 magnitude quake struck at 10:16 p.m. and was felt from Rome to Naples and in the neighboring region of Abruzzo, according to Reuters witnesses.

The epicenter was near the towns of Sora and Isola del Liri.

(Reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Alison Williams)

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rktompsett wrote:
The Pope resigns, lighting strikes the Chapel, now an Earth Quake hits. And the Atheists still don’t believe. What more do they want?

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