Volcano In Italy (Near Rome) Slowly Reawakening

The Alban Hills volcanic district enters an eruptive phase every 31,000 years or so. The string of earthquakes that hit central Italy over the past two months has sparked fears that the country’s capital may be at risk of a “big one” herself. The series of tremors, all followed by powerful aftershocks, proved the final straw for a number of … Continue reading

‘No One In The World Is Safe’: Expert Warns Of Overdue High Magnitude Earthquakes Along Earth’s Major Fault Lines

A SERIES of overdue high magnitude earthquakes is expected to strike at any moment along some of Earth’s major fault lines, an expert says. UTS Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering senior lecturer Dr Behzad Fatahi said “no one in the world is safe” from the looming natural disasters of potentially apocalyptic proportions. “There are a lot of magnitude 6-plus earthquakes overdue … Continue reading

Earthquake Strikes Central Italy, USGS Issues Red Alert

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, south of the city of Perugia, leaving at least 250 people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said. The US Geological Survey says the shock was also felt in Rome. The quake hit at 03:36 a.m. (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city, at the very shallow … Continue reading

The meteorite snapped over Venice. Photo: YouReporter
Falling Meteorite Lights Up Skies Over Northern Italy

A streaking fireball brighter than the full moon lit up skies over northern Italy on Wednesday evening. The fireball left a trail of vapour hanging in the sky for minutes. Not long after the unusual event, pictures of bright flashes, vapour trails and eyewitness reports started to emerge on social media, with users suggesting they had witnessed a meteorite falling … Continue reading

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