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(ROME) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, with reports of damaged buildings and blackouts near the epicenter Rieti and residents fleeing their homes and running into the streets.
The quake struck just after 3:30 a.m. and was felt across a broad section of central Italy, including the capital Rome where people in homes in the historic center felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Center put the magnitude at 6.1 and said the epicenter was northeast of Rome, near Rieti.
Twin blasts killed one person and injured 30 more near a hotel at a Thai resort town Tuesday, less than two weeks after a similar string of bombings in the country.
The explosions occurred in Pattani, a popular vacation destination in the country’s south. The first blast occurred in the parking lot by the Southern Hotel, Reuters reports.