Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 510 km southeast of Rome, Lazio, Italy, on Friday, 20 November 2020 at 04:22 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 4 km depth
20 Nov 05:48 UTC: First to report: INGV after 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Depth: 3.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.731°N / 15.033°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of Albergo Belvedere (pop: 46) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) ESE 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: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.2||3.6 km||7 Km NW Zafferana Etnea (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 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.