Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) -- A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit north-eastern Sicily and the Aeolian Islands causing rockslides and injuries, according to Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology and the Civil Protection Agency.
The island of Lipari was hit hardest, and there were some reported injuries after the temblor caused rockslides onto a beach popular with tourists, Ansa news wire reported. The area, which is a popular summer vacation destination, hosts one of Italy’s three active volcanoes on the island of Stromboli. The quake happened at 2:54 p.m. Rome time.
We just had word in a previous post that trendy people want to settle on Stromboli. Not a happy camper! :)