Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 1.4 Km SW From M. Lepre (CT), Italy, on Friday, 25 Dec 2020 1:26 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 25 km depth
Date & time: 25 Dec 2020 13:26:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 25 Dec 2020 1:26 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 24.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.747°N / 14.913°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Calcerana-Marina (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NNE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNW of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV CT (INGV Osservatorio Etneo - Catania section of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||25 km||1.4 Km SW From M. Lepre (CT), Italy||INGV CT|
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.