Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 0.1 km south of Giardini-Naxos, Provincia di Messina, Sicilia, Italy, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 15:34 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
18 Nov 15:48 UTC: First to report: INGV after 13 minutes.
Depth: 6.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.827°N / 15.267°E (Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) S of Giardini-Naxos (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 6,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of Linguaglossa (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 5,230) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Riposto (Catania) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NNE of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Santa Teresa di Riva (pop: 7,980) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNE of Aci Sant'Antonio (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Pedara (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) E of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||6.7 km||2 Km SW Giardini-Naxos (ME), Italy||INGV|
|M 2.1||7 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
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