A mild earthquake shook Rome on Monday morning after the Italian city came out of Coronavirus lockdown following a massive drop in new cases.
The quake which had magnitude 3.3 struck at 5.03am 10 miles north of the Italian capital. It was also captured in a webcam footage.
According to firefighters, residents said they heard a loud roaring noise for around 30 seconds just before the shaking started, sending people running into the streets.
'People woke up, screams of fright were heard from our building,' a man identified only as Fayruj told Italian news site AGI.
'You could see the apartment lights coming on one after the other.'
We were afraid,' another anonymous witness said. 'It is already a complex moment, we only needed the earthquake, we were no longer able to go back to sleep.'
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