Emergenza terremoto. I numeri della protezione civile

24 August 2016 - 31 August 2016


Earthquake in the town of Amatrice, in the Lazio region


Early this morning an earthquake struck close to the town of Amatrice, in the Lazio region, where it caused many damages.


The town of Riccione is about 300 km far from there and here a slight tremor was felt but no damage was caused.


Our municipality stands with the provinces affected by the quake and wants to thank all those who have thought of the inhabitants of that area.


Emilia Romagna region is in touch with the country’s civil protection agency and follows the situation closely in order to intervene.


Civil protection agency tel. no. 00 39 800 840840;  00 39  803555


The name (in local pronunciation Arcaton) comes from the Greek and Byzantine occupation dated back to the sixth century AD: "Archeion" is the name of a plant, the burr, which still grows spontaneously in some areas of the beach now occupied by the bathing establishments but which was once abundant on the desert shore of Riccione.

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