A new earthquake struck northern Italy this morning, killing 15 people and toppling buildings in the Emilia Romagna region. The quake, which measured 5.8 on the Richter scale, hit the Modena province at 9 a.m. local time. Bloomberg News reports that the quake was centered near the towns of Cavezzo, Medolla and Mirandola, and was severe enough to temporarily halt production at automakers Ferrari and Maserati. Motorcycle manufacturer Ducati, recently purchased by Audi, also shut its factory in the wake of the temblor. It’s not yet clear how long the respective factories will be shut down...
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