Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 1.6 km southeast of Terme, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 24 September 2020 at 08:30 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 1.6 km southeast of Terme, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 24 September 2020 at 08:30 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 8 km depth

24 Sep 08:37 UTC: First to report: INGV after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Sep 2020 08:30:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.1
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1238°N / 15.1658°E (Province of Messina, Sizilien, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) NW of Pietre Rosse (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of San Piero Patti (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Fiumedinisi (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Spadafora (pop: 4,550) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of Francavilla di Sicilia (pop: 3,870) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) SSE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27°C (81 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 2.17.6 km1 Km N Rodì Milici (ME), ItalyINGV
M 2.18 km34 Km WSW of Messina, ItalyEMSC

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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