Date & time: Sunday, 9 June 2019 21:11 UTC
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.818°N / 14.931°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (9 km)
Primary data source: INGV CT Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 106 joules (0.783 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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