Erika Owen
October 31, 2016

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook Italy on Sunday, marking the strongest quake to hit the area since 1980.

More than 15,000 people in the Umbria region were evacuated, and the damage is extensive.

Storyful shared some drone footage showing the destruction that was left in the town of Amatrice after its 1,000 inhabitants fled the area for safer ground.

Among the ruins is the 600-year-old St. Augustine church, which managed to survive the first two events with minor damage. The earthquake center was located 35 miles from Amatrice, in Norcia.

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