Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Costa Siciliana nord-orientale (Messina) (Italy) on Saturday, 22 August 2020
22 Aug 14:29 UTC: First to report: INGV after 11 minutes.
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1518°N / 15.1333°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Marchesana (pop: 500)
3 km (2 mi) NW of Terme (pop: 5,000)
3 km (2 mi) N of Vigliatore 2 (pop: 1,100)
74 km (46 mi) N of Catania (pop: 290,900)
157 km (98 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
472 km (293 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: INGV
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 22 Aug 14:18 UTC||M 2.1 / 7.6 km||Costa Siciliana nord-orientale (Messina) (Italy)||INGV|
|Sat, 22 Aug 14:18 UTC||M 2.1 / 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.