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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
9 Jan 00:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 8 January 2019 23:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8°N / 15.05°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) S of Solicchiata (pop: 600)
7 km (5 mi) SW of Rovittello (pop: 100)
8 km (5 mi) W of Vena (pop: 400)
34 km (21 mi) N of Catania (pop: 290,900)
155 km (96 mi) SE of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
504 km (313 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 8 Jan 23:50 UTCM 4.1 / 2 kmSICILY, ITALYEMSC
Tue, 8 Jan 23:50 UTCM 4.1 / 2.2 km10 Km NW Milo (CT)INGV
Tue, 8 Jan 23:50 UTCM 4.1 / 0.2 km1.5 Km NW From I Due Monti (CT)INGV CT

User reports for this quake (7)

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Lancashire, uk / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Roma parco de Medici 486 km dall "epicentro / not felt
San Giovanni la punta (25.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was woken by what sounded and felt like a boom that rattled the house.
catania / not felt
Linguaglossa (catania) (8.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Stavo dormendo quando ho sentito il letto tremare,svegliandomi. La scossa è stata breve ma intensa, non ci sono danni strutturali o altro (reported through our app)
9.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mascalucia (Italy, 26 km S of epicenter) : Durato meno di un secondo (reported through EMSC)

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

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