Earthquake strikes northern Italy

Earthquake strikes northern Italy

At least one person was injured and dozens have had to flee their homes following a 5.2-magnitude earthquake in north-central Italy.

The earthquake, which occurred at 12: 33 a.m. local time on Friday in Tuscany, was followed by a series of nearly aftershocks including a 4-magnitude one.

Several buildings have partially collapsed and one person is reported to have been injured, according to reports.

The tremors were felt in nearby regions including Lombardy, Piedmont, Veneto, Liguria and Emilia Romagna.