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Latest quakes in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy - list, stats and map

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Mag. 2.3 earthquake Tyrrhenian Sea, Sicily, Italy - Feb 17, 2024 -
Strongest since 2023Mag. 4.1 Tyrrhenian Sea, Sicily, Italy - Feb 20, 2023 -
Updated: Mar 3, 2024 18:21 GMT -
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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Province of Trapani in the past 24 hours.
Since 2023, Province of Trapani has had 66 quakes of magnitudes up to 4.1:
  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 6 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 23 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 35 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Latest: Mag. 2.3 Earthquake Tyrrhenian Sea, 43 km NW of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy -
Strongest: Mag. 4.1 Earthquake Tyrrhenian Sea, 60 km W of Salina Island, Sicily, Italy -

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Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 17, 06:52 am (GMT +1)
Feb 17, 05:52 GMT
2.3

5 km
36 km (22 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 43 km northwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Friday, February 16, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 16, 10:04 pm (GMT +1)
Feb 16, 21:04 GMT
2.2

8.4 km
35 km (22 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 43 km northwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 14, 05:58 pm (Rome)
Feb 14, 16:58 GMT
2.2

10 km
23 km (14 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 34 km northwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 31, 03:24 pm (Rome)
Jan 31, 14:24 GMT
1.3

15 km
1 km (0.6 mi) to the E 44 km southwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Monday, January 29, 2024 GMT (3 quakes)
Jan 29, 01:09 pm (Rome)
Jan 29, 11:09 GMT
2.1

10.2 km
1 km (0.6 mi) to the E Province of Palermo, 17 km south of Alcamo, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
Jan 29, 09:05 am (Rome)
Jan 29, 08:05 GMT
1.8

10.4 km
1 km (0.6 mi) to the E Province of Palermo, 17 km south of Alcamo, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
Jan 29, 09:52 am (Rome)
Jan 29, 07:52 GMT
1.4

14 km
1 km (0.6 mi) to the E Province of Palermo, 16 km south of Alcamo, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
Friday, January 26, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 26, 04:19 pm (Rome)
Jan 26, 15:19 GMT
1.3

13 km
1 km (0.6 mi) to the E 45 km southwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Thursday, January 25, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 25, 07:22 am (Rome)
Jan 25, 05:22 GMT
2.4

4.5 km
19 km (12 mi) to the SE Strait of Sicily, 10.1 km southwest of Sciacca, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy Info
Thursday, January 18, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 18, 01:09 pm (Rome)
Jan 18, 11:09 GMT
2.2

14 km
8 km (5 mi) to the E 38 km south of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Monday, January 15, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 16, 12:54 am (Rome)
Jan 15, 23:54 GMT
1.7

9.9 km
3 km (1.9 mi) to the E Province of Palermo, 16 km south of Alcamo, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.1 x 1011 joules (58.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 50.4 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 318 quakes on average per year in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy:
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.02 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 50 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.08 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 12.5 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 0.58 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 1.7 years)
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 5.3 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 16.3 quakes per year
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 30.3 quakes per year
Province of Trapani has relatively few earthquakes. However, Province of Trapani has had at least 2 quakes above magnitude 6 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 60 to 65 years.

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Province of Trapani Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy?

Province of Trapani has relatively few earthquakes. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 318 quakes on average per year in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy. However, Province of Trapani has had at least 2 quakes above magnitude 6 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 60 to 65 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Province of Trapani?

The last earthquake in Province of Trapani occurred 2 weeks ago and had a magnitude of 2.3:

Mag. 2.3 earthquake Tyrrhenian Sea, Sicily, Italy - Feb 17, 2024 -

A light magnitude 2.3 earthquake occurred under the sea near the coast of Sicily,  Italy, in the early morning of Saturday, Feb 17, 2024 at 6.52 am local time (GMT +1). The quake had a very shallow depth of 5 km (3.1 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Province of Trapani since 2023?

Since 2023, Province of Trapani has been shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 6 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 23 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There have been also 35 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

What was the strongest quake in Province of Trapani since 2023?

The strongest earthquake in Province of Trapani since 2023 had a magnitude of 4.1 and occurred 1 year 2 weeks ago:

Mag. 4.1 earthquake Tyrrhenian Sea, Sicily, Italy - Feb 20, 2023 -

A moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake occurred under the sea near the coast of Sicily,  Italy, in the early morning of Monday, Feb 20, 2023 at 2.11 am local time (Europe/Rome GMT +1). The quake had a very shallow depth of 30 km (19 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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Largest Quakes in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Strongest in 10 years

Mag. 4.3 earthquake Tyrrhenian Sea, Sicily, Italy - Aug 31, 2021 -
The largest quake that occurred in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy, during the past 10 years was a magnitude 4.3 earthquake that hit Sicily,  Italy, 3 years ago on Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021, at 06:14 am local time (Europe/Rome GMT +2).

Strongest since 1900

56 years ago, Sicily,  Italy, was hit by a magnitude 6.4 quake on Monday, Jan 15, 1968, at 04:01 am local time (Europe/Rome GMT +2). This was the largest earthquake to have occurred in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy, in more than 100 years (since 1900).
Below is a list and map of the largest quakes in or near Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy in recent years and since 1900.
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Jul 5, 2023 04:07 GMT
Jul 5, 2023 06:07 am (Rome)
4.0

19 km
145 km (90 mi) to the E Province of Enna, 8.1 km west of Bronte, Catania, Sicily, Italy 3 reportsInfo
Feb 20, 2023 01:11 GMT
Feb 20, 2023 02:11 am (Rome)
4.1

30 km
121 km (75 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 60 km west of Salina Island, Sicily, Italy 1 reportInfo
Dec 22, 2022 15:53 GMT
Dec 22, 2022 04:53 pm (GMT +1)
3.8

22 km
75 km (47 mi) to the NW Tyrrhenian Sea, 114 km northwest of Marsala, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
Aug 21, 2022 04:52 GMT
Aug 21, 2022 06:52 am (Rome)
4.2

3.6 km
17 km (10.6 mi) to the E Province of Palermo, 24 km northeast of Sciacca, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy 17 reportsInfo
Mar 29, 2022 01:48 GMT
Mar 29, 2022 02:48 am (GMT +1)
4.0

421 km
140 km (87 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 76 km northwest of Lipari Island, Sicily, Italy Info
Nov 28, 2021 02:52 GMT
Nov 28, 2021 03:52 am (Rome)
4.2

5.2 km
129 km (80 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 23 km northwest of Alicudi Island, Sicily, Italy Info
Aug 31, 2021 04:14 GMT
Aug 31, 2021 06:14 am (Rome)
4.3

6 km
76 km (47 mi) to the E Tyrrhenian Sea, 49 km east of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy 80 reportsInfo
Jan 2, 2016 12:36 GMT
Jan 2, 2016 01:36 pm (GMT +1)
4.2

10 km
28 km (17 mi) to the S Strait of Sicily, 39 km south of Pantelleria, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
Dec 20, 2015 09:46 GMT
Dec 20, 2015 11:46 am (Rome)
4.3

10 km
50 km (31 mi) to the NE Tyrrhenian Sea, 27 km east of Isola delle Femmine Island, Italy 9 reportsInfo
Aug 29, 2015 20:25 GMT
Aug 29, 2015 09:25 pm (GMT +1)
4.3

10 km
43 km (27 mi) to the NW Tyrrhenian Sea, 57 km northwest of Trapani, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy 3 reportsInfo
Sep 6, 2002 01:21 GMT
Sep 6, 2002 02:21 am (GMT +1)
6.0

5 km
73 km (45 mi) to the NE 42 km northeast of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Oct 10, 1983 03:51 GMT
Oct 10, 1983 05:51 am (Rome)
5.0

11 km
55 km (34 mi) to the N 69 km northwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Dec 8, 1979 04:06 GMT
Dec 8, 1979 05:06 am (GMT +1)
5.4

33 km
41 km (25 mi) to the NW 81 km northwest of Marsala, Province of Trapani, Sicily, Italy Info
Jan 20, 1979 13:49 GMT
Jan 20, 1979 02:49 pm (GMT +1)
5.2

9 km
55 km (34 mi) to the N 73 km northwest of Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy Info
Jan 15, 1968 02:01 GMT
Jan 15, 1968 04:01 am (Rome)
6.4

10 km
5 km (3.1 mi) to the SE 1.8 km northeast of Santa Margherita di Belice, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy Info

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