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A new design will be implemented to the bridge that will replace the structure which dramatically collapsed in Genoa on August 14, 2018.

Monday, 07 January 2019 01:00

Mount Etna erupted in Sicily, Italy

Mount Etna, the most active volcano of Europe, erupted on Christmas Eve, causing numerous earthquakes and closing the airport of Catania.

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The leaning tower of Pisa, located in Italy, is now stable and according to a recent report, its tilt is reduced by 4 centimeters.

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Mount Etna volcano is sliding into the Mediterranean Sea and this may trigger a catastrophic tsunami.

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A huge rockfall (in May 29, 2018) occured in North Italy but fortunately the local cathedral survived.

Despite the hazardous inclination of approximately five degrees, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Italy) has managed to survive four strong earthquakes since 1200 A.D.

On Wednesday, August 23rd, a mudslide slid down the side of Piz Cengalo Mountain, near the Swiss – Italian borders, forcing the residents of an Italian village to evacuate and leaving 8 people missing.

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Italian holiday island of Ischia at 8:57 p.m. local time on Monday night. Up to now, two women have been reported dead, one of whom having been hit by falling masonry from the church of Santa Maria del Suffragio, according to the Civil Protection Department in Rome. Many people were pulled out alive from the rubble, including a 7-month-old baby.

Τhe landslide is moving at a rate of about 1 meter per day since February 12, tearing apart the village of Ponzano, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.

Four earthquakes of magnitude above five hit central Italy on Wednesday, triggering a deadly avalanche that swept into Rigopiano Hotel, at the foot of the Gran Sasso mountain.

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