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Quake shakes central Italy

Posted at 11:27 AM, Oct 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-26 14:30:16-04

There are reports of damage to buildings after a 5.4 magnitude quake rattled central Italy Wednesday. It brought down power lines and sent panicked residents into the streets, just two months after a powerful earthquake topped nearby villages and killed nearly 300 people.

The mayor of a tiny town near some of the areas hardest-hit by the August quake says the town is without power, and waiting for emergency crews.
 
Today's quake was felt from Perugia (peh-ROO'-juh) in Umbria to the capital Rome to the central Italy town of Aquila, which was struck by a deadly quake in 2009. The mayor of Aquila says there are no reports of damage.
 
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