Earthquake Wipes Italy Off The Map

Earthquake Wipes Italy Off The Map (Image: MGN)

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake destroyed the town of Amatrice, as well as others, at 3:36 this morning. So far the death toll is 38 people but rescuers are still digging through the rubble. Hundreds of people were injured and thousands were left in need of temporary housing after the entire town was leveled. The 39 aftershocks, some reaching a magnitude of 5.1, continued to cause damage to surrounding cities.

At the moment, 38 people are reported dead after a devastating earthquake leveled a cluster of small mountain villages in Italy. The death toll is expected to continue to rise as rescuers frantically search through the rubble for survivors.

The 6.2 magnitude quake hit the town of Amatrice, population 2,700, in the province of Rieti. The earthquake began at 3:36 a.m. and was so powerful that it was felt as far away as…



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