A 5.1-magnitude earthquake was felt in Sicily Wednesday, the latest tremor since Mount Etna erupted Monday.
5.1 magnitude #earthquake. 1 km from #Acitrezza, Sicily, Italy https://t.co/Vn9u29HoXn— Earthquake Alerts (@QuakesToday) December 26, 2018
At least two people were injured and a dozen buildings were damaged, the BBC reports.
The earthquake struck around 2:19 a.m. (local time) Wednesday, according to the USGS.
Ash covered buildings, streets and sidewalks and lava could be seen shooting from the volcano, the Associated Press reported.
There were more than 300 tremors Monday, with one of the largest recorded at 4.3-magnitude. They continued to be felt Tuesday, although they were less powerful, until the 9:19 a.m. quake.
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