A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has rocked the Italian province of Modena. It has forced Ferrari and Maserati to suspended operations.

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has rocked the Italian province of Modena.

The quake, which struck at approximately 9am local time, left at least 15 people dead and another 200 injured. According to the Italian Civil Protection Agency, the most extensive damage occurred near the epicenter in the towns of Cavezzo, Medolla and Mirandola.

While were no immediate reports of damage to Ferrari and Maserati factories, Fiat Chairman John Elkann confirmed the company has suspended operations in the region. Ducati has also been shut down, but little else is known about their situation.

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