Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 14 km north of Augusta, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on 24 Oct 5:19 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 14 km north of Augusta, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on 24 Oct 5:19 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 18 km depth

24 Oct 15:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Oct 2020 15:19:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Oct 5:19 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.37°N / 15.21°E (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Gisira (pop: 85) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Augusta (Syracuse) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Lentini (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Siracusa (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (344 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.418 km18 Km SE of Catania, ItalyEMSC
M 2.418 kmCosta Catanese (Catania), ItalyINGV

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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