Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 55 km northeast of Siracusa, Sizilien, Italy, on Thursday, 11 Feb 2021 5:06 pm (GMT +1) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 37 km depth
11 Feb 17:21 UTC: First to report: INGV after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Feb 2021 16:06:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 11 Feb 2021 5:06 pm (GMT +1)
Depth: 36.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2883°N / 15.8415°E (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Siracusa (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Augusta (Syracuse) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ENE of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) ESE of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NE of Avola (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
586 km (364 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||37 km||Mar Ionio Meridionale (MARE), Italy||INGV|
|2.4||37 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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