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Quake that battered ancient Rome is traced to its lair

The exterior walls of the Colosseum in Rome

The ancient Colosseum in Rome sustained damage during a fifth-century earthquake, which has now been attributed to a fault that unleashed a series of quakes in 2016. Credit: Massimo Lama/EyeEm/Getty

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Nature 566, 156 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00480-8

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