A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday in the area near Europe’s most active volcano Mount Etna, injuring several people, damaging buildings and forcing the partial closure of a highway, Italian civil protection authorities said.
An #earthquake magnitude 4.9 has struck Southern Italy (Sicily) last night at 03:19 local time near Catania city. The earthquake is linked to the volcanic activity of #Etna. At the moment there are 10 injuried, many damaged houses and a closed highway. #Italy #Terremoto pic.twitter.com/XBuIRwHn8V— Earthquakes World (@Terremoti7) December 26, 2018