Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 24 km north of Milazzo, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, 8 June 2021 at 13:35 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 162 km depth
8 Jun 13:53 UTC: First to report: INGV after 18 minutes.
Depth: 161.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.4367°N / 15.2662°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) N of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Villafranca Tirrena (Province of Messina) (pop: 8,120) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Lipari (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Mesina (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Villa San Giovanni (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Bagnara Calabra (pop: 8,510) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) SSE of Roma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Vulcano Island (pop: 715) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||162 km||Italy: Tirreno Meridionale (MARE)||INGV|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.