Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 5.3 km southwest of Lipari, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 9:31 am (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 5.3 km southwest of Lipari, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 9:31 am (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 3 km depth

7 Dec 08:53 UTC: First to report: INGV after 22 minutes.
Date & time: Dec 7, 2021 08:31:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 9:31 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 1.8
Depth: 2.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.445°N / 14.9°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.445°S / 165.1°W
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SW of Pianogreca (pop: 107) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Lipari (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNE of Capo d'Orlando (Province of Messina) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Tortorici (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Sant'Agata (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 9,920) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Spadafora (pop: 4,550) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) SW of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) NE of Sicily Island (pop: 5,017,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 12.9°C (55 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 14 m/s (27 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.82.7 kmItaly: Isole Eolie (Messina)INGV
1.82.7 kmSicily, ItalyRaspberryShake

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At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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