- The Washington Times - Sunday, April 5, 2009

ROME (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong magnitude-6.3 earthquake has struck central Italy, but there have been no reports of damages or injuries.

The quake struck about 60 miles northeast of Rome at about 8:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, USGS reported on its Web site.

Magnitude-6 earthquakes have the potential to cause severe damage.

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