Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 4.9 km west of Lipari Island, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 11:44 pm (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 4.9 km west of Lipari Island, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 11:44 pm (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 233 km depth

1 Dec 22:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
1 Dec 22:53: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 226.0 to 224.0 km (from 140 to 139 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.4 mi) towards NNE.
1 Dec 23:06: Now using data updates from INGV
Date & time: Dec 1, 2021 22:44:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 11:44 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 233.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.495°N / 14.8793°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.495°S / 165.121°W
Nearest volcano: Lipari (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Pianoconte (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Capo d'Orlando (Province of Messina) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNW of Falcone (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of San Piero Patti (pop: 2,060) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Sant'Agata (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 9,920) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Villafranca Tirrena (Province of Messina) (pop: 8,120) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NE of Sicily Island (pop: 5,017,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 12.7°C (55 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.8233 kmItaly: Isole Eolie (Messina)INGV
4.4224 kmSicily, ItalyRaspberryShake
4.0224 kmSicily, ItalyGFZ
4.4224 km8 Km NNE of Canneto, ItalyUSGS
3.8233 kmItaly: Gioiosa Marea / SizilienZAMG

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