Mag. 1.3 earthquake - 511 km southeast of Rome, Lazio, Italy, on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 18:27 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 Nov 18:36 UTC: First to report: INGV after 9 minutes.
Depth: 4.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.739°N / 15.069°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) W of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Riposto (Catania) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ESE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
511 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: 5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.3||4.9 km||4 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 1.3, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.