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Sunday
May202012

Magnitude 6.0 Quake Shakes Northern Italy, Killing At Least 4

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SANT'AGOSTINO DI FERRARA, Italy) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook northern Italy near Bologna early Sunday, killing at least 4 people.

The quake damaged roofs of old buildings and caused several churches to collapse.

Another strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 was reported at 3:15 p.m. local time in the same area struck earlier Sunday. More buildings reportedly collapsed in and around Finale Emilia.  

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