A 5.8 magnitude earthquake is reported to have hit in northern Italy.

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck 24 miles north-west of Bologna and 36 miles east of Parma.

It comes just 10 days after a 6.0 magnitude quake in the same Emilia-Romagna region of the country killed seven people and injured many more.

The quake struck at 9.03am local time.