Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 5.4 km west of Capizzi, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:16 (GMT)

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 5.4 km west of Capizzi, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

16 Jul 10:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Jul 16 10:20: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.7.
Jul 16 10:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.3.
Date & time: Jul 16, 2020 10:16:29 UTC
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.86°N / 14.42°E (Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy)
Antipode: 37.86°S / 165.58°W
Nearest volcano: Etna (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Capizzi (Sicily) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SE of Mistretta (Sicily) (pop: 4,980) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of Nicosia (Provincia di Enna, Sicily) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Troina (Provincia di Enna, Sicily) (pop: 9,080) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Leonforte (Provincia di Enna, Sicily) (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Enna (Sicily) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Bronte (Provincia di Catania, Sicily) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Adrano (Provincia di Catania, Sicilia) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Palermo (Sicily) (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (296 mi) SSE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.35 kmSicily, ItalyEMSC
3.45 km5 km W Capizzi (ME) (Italy)INGV

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sicilia / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Molto preoccupante  
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