Earthquake, two tremors in a few seconds: fear among the inhabitants

Two earthquakes in Italy today, Monday July 11, a few seconds apart: fear among the inhabitants. All the details on the two earthquakes.

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On the morning of today, Monday July 11, two earthquakes occurred in Sicily.

According to what was reported by the Ingv, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, the epicenter of the second earthquake was located in the province of Catania, nine kilometers west of the municipality of Motta Sant’Anastasia , at a depth of seven kilometers with geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.4810, 14.8800.

The earthquake was located on the southern slope of Mount Etna, eleven kilometers from the town of PaternĂ², twelve kilometers from Misterbianco, nineteen kilometers from Catania, twenty-nine kilometers from Acireale and fifty-nine kilometers from Syracuse. It is an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale.

Earthquake in Sicily, the first shock occurred seconds before: the details

The earthquake occurred at 10:20 a.m. and 49 seconds in the morning today. The earthquake was felt in Catania and in the municipalities of Acireale, Syracuse, Ragusa, Vittoria, Modica, Caltanissetta, Gela, Reggio Calabria and Messina.

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A few seconds earlier, at 10.20 and 35 seconds, another tremor occurred, this time with a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter scale.

Another earthquake, which also occurred in Sicily today, Monday July 11, occurred along the northeast coast, in the province of Messina. This time it was an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.0 on the Richter scale.

The earthquake in question occurred at 4:36 a.m. today. Here are the coordinates of this earthquake: 38.2630 degrees latitude, 14.8400 longitude, at a depth equal to one hundred and twenty-one kilometers below sea level.

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The tremors were felt by residents of the neighborhood. The earthquake did not cause any damage to people or things, but further investigations are ongoing.

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