Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - SICILY, ITALY on Monday, 24 December 2018
24 Dec 19:39 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.69°N / 14.96°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) N of Ragalna (pop: 3,300)
9 km (5 mi) NE of Poggio Mottese-Picardo (pop: 100)
9 km (5 mi) E of Prato Fiorito (pop: 200)
24 km (15 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
151 km (94 mi) SE of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
512 km (318 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 24 Dec 19:26 UTC||M 4.0 / 2 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
|Mon, 24 Dec 19:26 UTC||M 4.0 / 2.1 km||7 Km NE Ragalna (CT)||INGV|
|Mon, 24 Dec 19:26 UTC||M 4.0 / 1.5 km||1.2 Km NW From M. Parmentelli (CT)||INGV CT|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.