reported on the 5.8-magnitude earthquake which hit Italy on Tuesday.
17 people are confirmed dead and 200 people were injured in the quake. Thousands have been left homeless in the agricultural and industrial area north of Bologna in the second fatal earthquake in just 9 days.
was on May 20, when a 6.0-magnitude earthquake was followed by several severe aftershocks
The previous major earthquake to hit Italy was in 2009 when 300 people were killed in L'Aquila.
While Italy frequently experiences seismic movements, earthquakes of this magnitude are rare.