Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 37 km west of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Italy, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 4:35 pm (GMT +2) -

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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 37 km west of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Italy, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 4:35 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 117 km depth

15 Sep 14:53 UTC: First to report: INGV after 18 minutes.
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Date & time: Sep 15, 2021 14:35:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 4:35 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 117.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2547°N / 14.8103°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.255°S / 165.19°W
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Lago (pop: 80) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Capo d'Orlando (Province of Messina) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Tortorici (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Sant'Agata di Militello (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 9,920) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Lipari (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WNW of Falcone (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) W of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) SSE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Vulcano Island (pop: 715) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NE of Sicile Island (pop: 5,017,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 5 m/s (11 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.1117 kmItaly: Costa Siciliana Nord-orientale (Messina)INGV
3.1121 kmSICILY, ITALYEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

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santa rosa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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