Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Sicily, Italy on Thursday, 16 July 2020
16 Jul 06:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.87°N / 14.86°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (2 mi) E of Zirilli (pop: 100)
4 km (2 mi) E of La Piana-Porticelle (pop: 500)
5 km (3 mi) N of Maletto (pop: 3,900)
46 km (29 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
137 km (85 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
490 km (305 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 16 Jul 06:28 UTC||M 2.7 / 31 km||Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
|Thu, 16 Jul 06:28 UTC||M 2.7 / 30.8 km||4 km N Maletto (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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.