Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Isole Eolie (Messina) (Italy) on Wednesday, 1 January 2020
1 Jan 10:37 UTC: First to report: INGV after 28 minutes.
Depth: 12.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.334°N / 14.911°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Vulcano Porto (pop: 400)
15 km (9 mi) SW of Montegallina (pop: 100)
15 km (9 mi) S of Pianogreca (pop: 100)
95 km (59 mi) N of Catania (pop: 290,900)
139 km (87 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
445 km (277 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: INGV
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 1 Jan 10:08 UTC||M 3.2 / 12.3 km||Isole Eolie (Messina) (Italy)||INGV|
|Wed, 1 Jan 10:08 UTC||M 3.2 / 12 km||Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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