Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Costa Catanese (Catania), Italy, on 25 Oct 12:37 am (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.0 earthquake  - Costa Catanese (Catania), Italy, on 25 Oct 12:37 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

24 Oct 22:55 UTC: First to report: INGV after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Oct 2020 10:37:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Oct 12:37 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.0
Depth: 19.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7993°N / 15.4368°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Taormina (pop: 5,790)
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Santa Teresa di Riva (pop: 7,980)
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100)
31 km (19 mi) SW of Pellaro (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 13,000)
32 km (20 mi) NE of Acireale (pop: 49,500)
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100)
47 km (29 mi) NE of Catania (pop: 290,900)
519 km (323 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 16.9°C (62 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: INGV
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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 2.020 kmCosta Catanese (Catania), ItalyINGV
M 2.020 km47 Km NE of Catania, ItalyEMSC

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At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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