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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - SICILY, ITALY on Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - SICILY, ITALY on Tuesday, 8 January 2019
Date & time: Tue, 8 Jan 23:50:34 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8°N / 15.05°E
Nearest volcano: Etna (7 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 8 Jan
Tue, 8 Jan 23:50 UTCM 4.1 / 2.2 km10 km NW Milo (CT)[Map]INGV
Tue, 8 Jan 23:50 UTCM 4.1 / 0.2 km1.5 km NW from I Due Monti (CT)[Map]INGV CT

"I felt it" reports:
Lancashire, uk / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Roma parco de Medici 486 km dall "epicentro / not felt
San Giovanni la punta (25.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was woken by what sounded and felt like a boom that rattled the house.
catania / not felt
Linguaglossa (catania) (8.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Stavo dormendo quando ho sentito il letto tremare,svegliandomi. La scossa è stata breve ma intensa, non ci sono danni strutturali o altro (via app)
(9.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Mascalucia (Italy) (26 km S from epicenter)(no details): Durato meno di un secondo (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 9 Jan
Wed, 9 Jan 00:40 UTCM 2.7 / 135 km - [info]Vulcano (18 km) - Eolian Islands, ItalyCosta Siciliana nord-orientale (Messina)


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