Mag. 2.0 earthquake - SICILY, ITALY, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 13:51 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 12 km depth
2 Feb 13:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.68°N / 14.89°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSW of Calcerana-Marina (Catania) (pop: 24)
5 km (3 mi) ENE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400)
13 km (8 mi) NW of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300)
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400)
19 km (12 mi) W of Zafferana Etnea (Catania) (pop: 9,210)
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Randazzo (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 9,950)
26 km (16 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
511 km (317 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.0||12 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
|M 2.0||13 km||4 km NE Biancavilla (CT)||INGV|
|M 1.6||6.5 km||2.8 km N from Ragalna (CT)||INGV CT|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.