An Earthquake Alarm

The recent reports of earthquakes in Italy have been perturbing, to say the least.  So, I wondered, does any kind of simple earthquake alarm exist?  A quick hop over to Amazon.com revealed that such things do exist and, apparently, work, or so says one user. “I live in San Diego.  After the 7.2 magnitude quake […]

Strong Earthquakes Shake Northern Italy

An strong earthquake shook a large section of northern Italy at around 4am on Sunday morning.  Later on in the day, around 3 pm in the afternoon, another earthquake occurred.  Both earthquakes have caused considerable damage and loss of life. The epicenter of the first earthquake was near Modena and registered 5.9 – 6.0 on […]

Another Earthquake in Milan Today

For information on the earthquake in Italy on 26 October, 2016, please see this article: Earthquake Hits Macerata Area of Italy ——————————- After the earth moved briefly in Milan, Italy on Wednesday, another, slightly stronger earthquake happened today, Friday at 3:53pm – 5.4 on the Richter scale.  Wednesday’s earthquake was around 5.0 on the Richter scale. […]

Earthquake in Milan Today

For information on the earthquake in Italy on October 26th and 30th, 2016, please see this article: Earthquake Hits Macerata Area of Italy ——————————- For information on the Tuscany earthquake of January 25th, 2013, please see this article: Earthquake near Lucca in Tuscany For information on the May 29, 2012 earthquake in Italy please see this: Yet […]

Rome Earthquake Fears

Rome by Night by Di Mackey

There is a rumour flying around the Italian web and a few doom spreading Facebook groups that Rome will be hit by a major earthquake tomorrow, May 11, 2011. There do, oddly enough, appear to have been some bouts of seismic activity recently, and not too far from Rome – keep reading to find out […]

The Abruzzo Earthquake – An Expat’s Story

Earthquakes are frightening events, which the owners of the Casa del Amorino apartment down in Introdacqua, near Sulmona, know something about. Indeed, they found themselves right in the middle of the earthquake which shook a substantial section of the Abruzzo region in Italy on the 6 April, 2009, leaving the regional capital l’Aqulia badly damaged and many thousands homeless.

Italy’s Abracadabra Decree

It is no secret that the level of public debt in Italy is frighteningly high, yet this did not stop Berlusconi and his government from promising around 8 billion Euros from state coffers to help rebuild the quake struck Abruzzo region of Italy.