Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 45 km north of Messine, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 2:08 pm (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 45 km north of Messine, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 2:08 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 193 km depth

20 Oct 12:15 UTC: First to report: NOA after 7 minutes.
20 Oct 12:30: Now using data updates from INGV
Date & time: Oct 20, 2021 12:08:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 2:08 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 193.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.5943°N / 15.4473°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.594°S / 164.553°W
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SE of Stromboli (pop: 639) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) N of Villafranca Tirrena (Province of Messina) (pop: 8,120) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Gioia Tauro (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Palmi (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Villa San Giovanni (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Messine (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Rosarno (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNE of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (276 mi) SE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Stromboli Island (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Sicily Island (pop: 5,017,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.1°C (72 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.6193 kmItaly: Tirreno Meridionale (MARE)INGV
3.6141 kmItaly: 358 Km WSW From OthonoiNOA

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Tropea (33.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No registration felt  
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