Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 2.9 Sicily, Italy on Sunday, 21 June 2020
21 Jun 18:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.58°N / 14.92°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SE of Porrazzo (pop: 300)
2 km (1 mi) NE of Paternò (pop: 46,000)
2 km (1 mi) NW of Palazzolo (pop: 1,600)
16 km (10 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
152 km (95 mi) SE of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
522 km (324 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 21 Jun 18:07 UTC||M 2.9 / 10 km||2.9 Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
|Sun, 21 Jun 18:07 UTC||M 2.8 / 23.9 km||6 km SW Bronte (CT) (Italy)||INGV|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.