Central Italy rocked by 4.1-magnitude earthquake in Ascoli Piceno

Ascoli Piceno hit by two earthquakes one minute apart.

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck Folignano, in the Ascoli Piceno area of Italy's central Marche region, just after midday on Thursday.

The earthquake occurred at 12.24 and was followed a minute later by a 3.6-magnitude quake, according to Italy's Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV).

So far there are no reports of injuries or structural damage.

The earthquakes come days after the Marche region was devastated by flash floods, causing 11 deaths and leaving two people - including a child - still missing.

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Address 63084 Folignano AP, Italy

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Central Italy rocked by 4.1-magnitude earthquake in Ascoli Piceno

63084 Folignano AP, Italy