Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 14 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sizilien, Italy, on Friday, 15 January 2021 at 09:45 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 4 km depth
15 Jan 15:00 UTC: First to report: INGV after 5 hours.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2021 09:45:06 UTC -
Depth: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.747°N / 15.021°E (Catania, Sizilien, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Fornazzo (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (316 mi) SSE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||3.8 km||9 Km W Milo (CT), Italy||INGV|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.