Earthquake shakes Italy
Rome - A 5.4-magnitude earthquake shook northern Italy on Friday, the second such tremor this week, but there were no reports of injuries or significant damage.
Some office buildings in Milan were evacuated as a precaution, one news agency reported.
The US Geological Survey and the Italian Civil Protection said the epicentre had been near Parma.
Residents in Milan said they felt the tremor, which lasted about 10-15 seconds.
A magnitude-5 earthquake shook a wide area of northern Italy from Verona to Genoa on Wednesday, but no injuries or serious damage were reported.