Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 13 km north of Milazzo, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 20:11 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 131 km depth
17 May 20:20 UTC: First to report: INGV after 8 minutes.
Depth: 130.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.3352°N / 15.1982°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of San Pier Niceto (pop: 1,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Villafranca Tirrena (Province of Messina) (pop: 8,120) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Mesina (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Villa San Giovanni (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Capo d'Orlando (Province of Messina) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) SSE of Roma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SE of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Vulcano Island (pop: 715) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.1||53 km||Italy: 331 Km WSW From Othonoi||NOA|
|2.6||131 km||Italy: Costa Siciliana Nord-orientale (Messina)||INGV|
|2.6||131 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.