April 5, 2009

Strong earthquake jolts Central Italy

Per the Associated Press, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook Central Italy on Monday morning with the epicenter about 60 miles from Rome.

Many were woken up by the earthquake, according to tweets. It was approximately 3:30 a.m. local time when the quake struck.

  1. Domenico Calojero
    mikuzz (Magliana, Italy) Terremoto a roma.mi ha svegliato pur vivendo al 2o piano.i lampadari continuano ad ondulare. (Earthquake in roma.mi he woke up while living in the 2nd piano.i chandeliers continue to wave.)
  2. Tommaso Passi
    masolino (Rome, Italy) #terremoto a Roma. Io sono al quinto piano, mi ha buttato giù dal letto. Mai sentito così forte! (#Earthquake in Rome. I am on the fifth floor, I was thrown out of bed. Never felt so strong!)
  3. nikky83
    nikky83 (Rome, Italy) Nicoletta è stata buttata giù dal letto dal terremoto... (Nicoletta has been thrown out of bed by the earthquake...)
  4. petarx
    petarx (Fiumicino, Italy) Qui si muove tutto ancora. Terremoto (Here everything is moving again. Terremoto)
  5. gibilix
    gibilix (Rome, Italy) quarta sigaretta dopo il terremoto... (fourth cigarette after the earthquake ...)

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