Abruzzo is not all that well known outside of Italy, so here is a map to help you understand just where in Italy this tragedy took place.
For those who are unsure as to where the earthquake struck region is, what follows is a Google Map centred on the Italian city of L’Aqulia.
L’Aquila Close to the Epicentre of the April 6th Earthquake
Zoom out of the map to understand where this is in Italy.
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[googlemap lat=”42.350698″ lng=”13.399934″ width=”450px” height=”300px” zoom=”9″ type=”G_NORMAL_MAP”]Italy[/googlemap]
The area worse hit was within an approximately 10 kilometre (6 mile) area around L’Aquila.
For more on the earthquake, please see this post: Earthquake L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy