The volcano mount Etna earthquakes have made more than 400 people, according to the authorities, temporarily homeless. They had to come in the previous night in emergency shelters because they could not remain because of the earthquake in their homes, informed the head of the Italian civil protection authority, Angelo Borrelli, on Thursday, the state radio station RAI. In addition, there were 28 injuries, but no life-threatening cases.

His authority had been reported to 1600 homes with damages that are a result of the quake, said Borrelli. On Wednesday morning, a quake of magnitude 4.8 shook the Region around Catania on the South-Eastern foot of mount Etna, Sicily. In the town of Zafferana Etnea, several houses were damaged, including a Church from the 17th century. Century.

since the 23. December had shown the volcanic activity that led to several small eruptions and earthquakes. The 3300-metre-high mount Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The earth is in motion: In Sicily, the African dips below the European continental plate, which also leads to tremors. Italy’s interior Minister Matteo Salvini and Vice-Premier of Luigi Di Maio announced on Thursday a visit to the affected area.