Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 2 km southeast of Ragalna, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 05:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
15 Jul 06:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 37 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.62°N / 14.96°E↗ (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Antipode: 37.62°S / 165.04°W↗
Nearest volcano: Etna (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Ragalna (Sicily) (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) NNW of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NE of Paternò (Sicily) (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) ESE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania, Sicily) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Mascalucia (Catania, Sicily) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NNW of Misterbianco (Sicily) (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) ESE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania, Sicilia) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NW of Catania (Sicilia) (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) ESE of Palermo (Sicily) (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) SSE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||0 km||Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
|3.0||0.1 km||2 km E Ragalna (CT) (Italy)||INGV|
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