5 Other Natural Disasters That Happened This Week

Hurricane Sandy is stealing the spotlight. But Mother Nature has been exceptionally volatile this week.

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1. October 26th - 5.3 Earthquake Strikes Southern Italy

Italy / Reuters

Part of the ceiling of the Santa Maria del Colle cathedral is seen damaged, after an earthquake, in Mormanno next to Cosenza October 26, 2012. There were at least 14 aftershocks.

5. October 29th - Arkansas Hit By 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake

Via okroads.com

While causing no damage, it is cause for concern since the quake happened on the New Madrid fault line that runs from Arkansas to Illinois.