5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes near Bologna, Italy (Reuters) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Bologna, Italy, on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake, which initially registered at magnitude 6.3, was centered 22 miles north-northwest of Bologna in northern Italy at a relatively shallow depth of 6.3 miles, the USGS said. The last major earthquake to hit Italy was a 6.3 magnitude quake in the central Italian city of L'Aquila in 2009, killing nearly 300 people. In January, a 5.3-magnitude quake in northern Italy was felt in Genoa, Bologna, Turin and Italy's financial capital, Milan. FIRST REPORTED BY "PIO DAL CIN" ON Google+ CLICK BELOW FOR HIS GOOGLE+ PAGE: plus.google.com CLICK BELOW TO READ MORE ABOUT THIS STORY: www.reuters.com
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