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5.7-magnitude earthquake rocks Italy’s Adriatic coast

The quake hit at 7:07 a.m. (0607 GMT), with the epicentre in the sea near Pesaro.

• November 9, 2022

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 has shaken Italy’s Adriatic coast.

The quake hit at 7:07 a.m. (0607 GMT), with the epicentre in the sea near Pesaro.

There was initially no word of any damage to buildings or casualties and injuries at the time of this report.

Local media reported that some buildings in the area in the east of the country, including a hospital, were evacuated as a precaution.

Train traffic was interrupted near Ancona. 

(dpa/NAN)

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