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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sicily, Italy on Monday, 10 October 1983

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Sicily, Italy on Monday, 10 October 1983
Date & time: Monday, 10 October 1983 03:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.658°N / 12.916°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Ustica (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Ustica (pop: 800)
55 km (34 mi) NW of Orsa (pop: 100)
56 km (35 mi) NE of San Vito Lo Capo (pop: 2,700)
69 km (43 mi) NW of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
104 km (65 mi) NE of Marsala (pop: 77,900)
361 km (225 mi) S of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Mon, 10 Oct 03:51 UTCM 5.0 / 11.2 kmSicily, ItalyUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Sicily, Italy, 10 Oct 1983 03:51

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sicily, Italy on Monday, 10 October 1983

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