Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Sicily, Italy on Sunday, 8 March 2020
8 Mar 02:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.38°N / 12.94°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Ustica (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NW of Orsa (pop: 100)
28 km (17 mi) NW of Pozzillo (pop: 100)
28 km (17 mi) NW of Cinisi (pop: 11,700)
44 km (27 mi) NW of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
78 km (49 mi) NE of Marsala (pop: 77,900)
392 km (244 mi) S 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|
|Sun, 8 Mar 02:15 UTC||M 3.0 / 26 km||Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
|Sun, 8 Mar 02:15 UTC||M 3.0 / 25.7 km||Costa Siciliana centro-settentrionale (Palermo) (Italy)||INGV|
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