Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 9 km southwest of Linguaglossa, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 23:50 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 9 km southwest of Linguaglossa, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 23:50 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 2 km depth

9 Jan 00:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: Jan 8, 2019 23:50:34 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8°N / 15.05°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Antipode: 37.8°S / 164.95°W
Nearest volcano: Etna (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) S of Solicchiata (Sicily) (pop: 569) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania, Sicily) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Acireale (Sicily) (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania, Sicilia) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania, Sicily) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Paternò (Sicily) (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Misterbianco (Sicily) (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Catania (Sicily) (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ESE of Palermo (Sicily) (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) SSE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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4.12.2 km10 km NW Milo (CT)INGV

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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)  
Linguaglossa, Catania, Sicily (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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