Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 2.8 Sicily, Italy, on 17 Oct 10:44 am (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - 2.8  Sicily, Italy, on 17 Oct 10:44 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 33 km depth

17 Oct 08:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
17 Oct 09:04: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 33.0 km (from 6.2 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15.8 km (9.8 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 08:44:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 10:44 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.82°N / 14.6°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) N of Troina (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 9,080)
19 km (12 mi) N of Regalbuto (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 6,810)
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Agira (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 7,630)
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Nicosia (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 10,200)
21 km (13 mi) W of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400)
27 km (17 mi) NW of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400)
55 km (34 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
487 km (302 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.8°C (62 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.833 km2.8 Sicily, ItalyEMSC
M 2.833 km4 Km N Troina (EN), ItalyINGV

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