Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 3 km northwest of Gioia Tauro, Italy, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 21:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 23:40 UTC: First to report: INGV after 2 hours and 2 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 21:38:36 UTC -
Depth: 10.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.4498°N / 15.8835°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WSW of Container Terminal (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Gioia Tauro (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Rosarno (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Palmi (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) NW of Taurianova (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) NW of Taurianova (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SW of Vibo Valentia (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NE of Mesina (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) E of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Stromboli Island (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.4||10.4 km||Costa Calabra Sud-occidentale (Catanzaro, Vibo Valentia, Reggio Di Calabria), Italy||INGV|
User reports for this quake
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