Mag. 2.2 earthquake - SICILY, ITALY, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 15:46 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 4 km depth
2 Feb 16:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.65°N / 14.95°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of Ragalna (Catania) (pop: 3,300)
10 km (6 mi) E of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400)
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Zafferana Etnea (Catania) (pop: 9,210)
15 km (9 mi) WNW of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000)
19 km (11 mi) SE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400)
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Riposto (Catania) (pop: 11,700)
516 km (320 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 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 2.2||4 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
|M 2.2||3.9 km||2 km NE Ragalna (CT)||INGV|
|M 2.3||4.2 km||0.7 km NE 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.