Italy, struck in its heart

On the night of August 24th, 2016, the center of Italy and specifically the high Tronto valley in the province of Rieti, was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 6.2. Reducing to rubble many villages close to Amatrice. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in the municipality of Accumoli, near the town of Norcia, in the province of Perugia.