Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Costa Siciliana nord-occidentale (Trapani) (Italy) on Thursday, 20 August 2020
20 Aug 20:50 UTC: First to report: INGV after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.109°N / 12.5392°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Campi Flegrei Mar Sicilia (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Pizzolungo (pop: 800)
6 km (4 mi) NW of Crocefissello (pop: 100)
7 km (4 mi) NW of Tonnara di Bonagia (pop: 1000)
36 km (22 mi) NE of Marsala (pop: 77,900)
70 km (43 mi) W of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
421 km (261 mi) S of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: INGV
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 20 Aug 19:47 UTC||M 2.2 / 8.2 km||Costa Siciliana nord-occidentale (Trapani) (Italy)||INGV|
|Thu, 20 Aug 19:47 UTC||M 2.2 / 8 km||Sicily, Italy||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.