Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 6 Km NW Troina (EN), Italy, on 17 Oct 1:48 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - 6 Km NW Troina (EN), Italy, on 17 Oct 1:48 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 37 km depth

17 Oct 11:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
17 Oct 12:05: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 37.0 km (from 6.2 to 23 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 39 km (24 mi) towards E.
17 Oct 12:05: Now using data updates from INGV
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 11:48:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 1:48 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 36.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8345°N / 14.5742°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) N of Impianto Potabilizzazione E.A.S. (Province of Enna)
6 km (4 mi) NNW of Troina (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 9,080)
12 km (8 mi) W of Cesarò (Province of Messina) (pop: 2,350)
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Nicosia (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 10,200)
23 km (15 mi) WNW of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400)
30 km (18 mi) NW of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400)
58 km (36 mi) NW of Catania (pop: 290,900)
484 km (301 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 19.4°C (67 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: INGV
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.837 km6 Km NW Troina (EN), ItalyINGV
M 2.837 km2.4 Sicily, ItalyEMSC

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