Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 2.4 km northwest of Stromboli Island, Italy, on Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at 23:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 279 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 279.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8°N / 15.2°E↗ (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.8°S / 164.8°W↗
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) W of Stromboli (pop: 639) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) N of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) N of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNW of Messine (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Lamezia Terme (pop: 70,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Nicastro (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Nicastro-Sambiase (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) N of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) SE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||279 km||Sicily, Italy||USGS|
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