Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013

Italy earthquake causes landslide, 1 missing

At least one person has been missing after an earthquake caused landslide in Ancona, Italy.

Firefighters and harbor control are searching the missing person.

Earthquake near Ancona also damaged one governmental building and a fire station.

The area was closed to tourists due to the landslide risk, ANSA reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake’s epicenter was located 18km E of Ancona. It was 6.3 miles deep.

The 2012 Northern Italy earthquakes had claimed lives of 26 people.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 22, 2013