Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Ragusa, 9.6 km south of Niscemi, Province of Caltanissetta, Sizilien, Italy, on Thursday, 31 December 2020 at 21:54 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 31 Dec 2020 21:54:29 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.066°N / 14.4342°E (Ragusa, Sizilien, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Santo Pietro (pop: 91) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Niscemi (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NW of Vittoria (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Gela (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NW of Comiso (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Caltagirone (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Ragusa (pop: 61,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Modica (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) SSE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIEP (National Institute for Research and Development for Earth Physics)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||10 km||Sicily, Italy||NIEP|
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