Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 30 km north of Catania, Sicilia, Italy, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 18:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
18 Nov 18:09 UTC: First to report: INGV after 9 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.759°N / 15.005°E (Catania, Sizilien, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) WNW of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ESE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) ESE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 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||1 km||11 Km W Milo (CT), 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.