Earthquake in Sicily today, September 17, 2022, shock M 2.0 in the province of Syracuse
L’National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology recorded a magnitude 2.0 earthquake in Sicily at 00:07 today, Saturday 17 September 2022. Epicenter in Sortino, in the province of Syracuse, hypocenter at a depth of 22 kilometers. No subsequent replicas of magnitude equal to or greater than the second degree of the Richter scale of seismic detection were recorded.
The municipalities concerned
The quake was located 5 km from Sortino, 8 km from Carlentini, 9 km from Lentini, 11 km from Melilli and Ferla, 12 km from Francofonte and Cassaro, 15 km from Solarino, 17 km from Priolo Gargallo, Buccheri and Buscemi, 18 km from Scordia and Palazzolo Acreide, 19 km from Floridia, Augusta and Canicattini Bagni, 30 km northwest of Syracuse, 34 km south of Catania, 40 km northeast of Ragusa, 44 km northeast of Modica.
The tremors recorded yesterday
The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology has recorded some tremors of earthquake yesterday in Italy: at 10.10 pm M 2.4 shock in Ussita, in the province of Macerata, hypocenter at 9 km. Event located 1 km from Ussita, 5 km from Visso, 7 km from Castelsantangelo sul Nera, 9 km from Bolognola, Acquacanina and Fiastra, 10 km from Fiordimonte, 11 km from Preci, 12 km from Monte Cavallo and Pieve Torina, 35 km east of Foligno. At 3.43 pm earthquake M 2.4 on the Strait of Messina, hypocenter at a depth of 11 km.
The most intense earthquake recorded abroad
As for foreign countries, today, 17-9-2022, the Ingv recorded a strong earthquake M 5.7 in New Caledonia at 1:58, hypocenter at 31 km. Keep following us on Centrometeoitaliano.it to stay updated on the seismic situation in Italy and abroad.CopyAMP code.