Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 485 km southeast of Rome, Lazio, Italy, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 04:26 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
18 Nov 04:51 UTC: First to report: INGV after 24 minutes.
Depth: 34.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8407°N / 14.6125°E (Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Troina (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 9,080) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) W of San Teodoro (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) E of Capizzi (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) WNW of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ENE of Nicosia (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) ESE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) SSE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||35 km||6 Km N Troina (EN), Italy||INGV|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.