Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 40 Km NW of Paterno, Italy, on 17 Oct 5:09 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.1 earthquake  - 40 Km NW of Paterno, Italy, on 17 Oct 5:09 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 32 km depth

17 Oct 15:18 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 9 minutes.
17 Oct 15:22: Magnitude recalculée de 2.4 à 2.1. Profondeur recalculée de 34.0 à 32.0 km (de 21 à 19.9 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.1 km (0.7 mi) au S.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 03:09:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 5:09 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.1
Profondeur: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.82°N / 14.58°E (Italie)
Volcan le plus près: Etna (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km SE de Impianto Potabilizzazione E.A.S. (Province of Enna)
4 km NNW de Troina (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 9,080)
12 km WSW de Cesarò (Province of Messina) (pop: 2,350)
18 km ENE de Nicosia (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 10,200)
19 km NNE de Agira (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 7,630)
19 km NNW de Regalbuto (Provincia di Enna) (pop: 6,810)
57 km NW de Catania (pop: 290,900)
486 km SSE de Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 17.9°C (64 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.132 km40 Km NW of Paterno, ItalyEMSC
M 2.132 km5 Km NW Troina (EN), ItalyINGV

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At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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