Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Sicily, Italy on Wednesday, 15 July 2020
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 (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Ragalna (pop: 3,300)
3 km (2 mi) NE of Vitelleria (pop: 100)
3 km (2 mi) NE of Piano Vite (pop: 100)
17 km (11 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
154 km (95 mi) SE of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
519 km (323 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|
|Wed, 15 Jul 05:40 UTC||M 3.0||Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
|Wed, 15 Jul 05:40 UTC||M 3.0 / 0.1 km||2 km E Ragalna (CT) (Italy)||INGV|
User reports for this quake
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