Earthquake, great fear in the night. Its epicenter was between Scarperia and San Piero and Barberino di Mugello, in the province of Florence.

The biggest shock at 4.37 am with magnitude of 4.5 was detected by the Engv.  Two minutes after, another shock of 3.0 and 3.2. Then, another two strong shocks of magnitude 3.2 and 3.4, occurred respectively at 3.39am (depth 8 kilometers) and at 3.42am (depth 9 kilometers).

4.5 Earthquake in Florence : train and AV stopped, buildings damaged at Mugello, many schools closed, Unravel Malta

The strongest shock was clearly felt in Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Empoli, San Miniato and Montecatini, but also in Bologna, Perugia, Siena and Pisa. Previously reported other five shocks below magnitude 3 from 10.30pm on Sunday night. Damage to buildings is reported in the Mugello area. Schools closed to Barberino, Vaglia, Vicchio, Marradi and Borgo San Lorenzo.