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Terremoto – Earthquake Posted by on Dec 29, 2008

Terremoto: from the Latin Terrae-earth and Motus-movement or shaking. In the late afternoon of 23rd December 2008 a deep rumbling vibration heralded the arrival of the latest terremoto to hit the Italian peninsula. The epicenter of the earthquake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale, took place about 40-50 km from us at a depth…

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