In the southern Italian port city of Pozzuoli, at least 20 people have been injured and several buildings damaged as a result of another earthquake cause by a pulsating underground volcano.
1. CU Danger sign PULL BACK TO GV & CU smouldering volcano (3 shots) 0.16
2. GVs Sulphur smoke coming up from building in front of volcanic rocks 0.28
3. GV Ambulance pulling into hospital 0.34
4. SV & GV Cracked buildings with masonry on top of wrecked car (2 shots) 0.49
5. CU PULL BACK TO GV Masonry on ground with propped-up buildings and others with severe cracks (2 shots) 1.08
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Background: POZZUOLI, ITALY
In the southern Italian port city of Pozzuoli, at least 20 people have been injured and several buildings damaged as a result of another earthquake cause by a pulsating underground volcano. The earthquake happened on October 4 and measured 4.1 on the Richter scale, causing the evacuation of several streets because of cracks appearing in buildings. Pieces fell off several old buildings and about 20 people were treated for minor injuries. Meanwhile, Civil Protection Minister Vincenzo Scotti has chaired a meeting in Naples to discuss relief for Pozzuoli. The resort is already affected by a slow seismic movement that has raised the ground level by 75 centimetres (30 inches) in 12 months. Factories and schools have been closed pending checks by safety inspectors, and authorities have ordered the evacuation of entire streets where damage was visible. The earthquake was the heaviest for several months, but Pozzuoli has felt more than 2,000 minor tremors in the last year.