Magnitude 4.8 earthquake hits Sicily, some damage, few injuries

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CATANIA, Italy, Dec 26 (Reuters) – An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.8 hit the area north of Catania on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily early on Wednesday, causing some damage to buildings and a few injuries, officials said.

It hit two days after Etna, Europe’s highest and most active volcano, erupted, sending a huge column of ash into the sky and causing the temporary closure of Catania airport on Sicily’s eastern coast.

The earthquake hit at 3:19 a.m. (0219 GMT), prompting many people to run out of their homes and sleep in...


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Magnitude 4.8 earthquake hits Sicily, some damage, few injuries


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