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20/05/2012 Earthquake strikes northern Italy

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6.0 earthquake strikes northern Italy 2012

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Deadly & Destructive: Northern Italy Earthquake - May 20, 2012

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EARTHQUAKE 5.8 NORTHERN ITALY MAY 2012

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Earthquake struck Nothern Italy: buildings collapsing, May 2012

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Video: Moment of deadly Italy earthquake caught on camera

The first earthquake, registering magnitude 6.1, struck in the Emilia-Romagna region, about 36 kilometres north of the city of Bologna. The epicentre was between Finale Emilia, Bondeno and Sermide. Two aftershocks of magnitude 5.2 occurred, one approximately an hour after the main event and another approximately eleven hours after the main event.
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