Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 3.0 Sicily, Italy on Tuesday, 3 December 2019
3 Dec 16:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9°N / 14.94°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Randazzo (pop: 9,900)
3 km (2 mi) SW of Santa Domenica Vittoria (pop: 1000)
4 km (2 mi) NE of Murazzorotto (pop: 400)
47 km (29 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
143 km (89 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
490 km (304 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 3 Dec 16:00 UTC||M 3.0 / 6 km||3.0 Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
|Tue, 3 Dec 16:00 UTC||M 2.8 / 20.4 km||11 Km SE Bronte (CT) (Italy)||INGV|
User reports for this quake
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