Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 20 km northwest of Acireale, Catania, Sizilien, Italy, on Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 8:54 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 20 km northwest of Acireale, Catania, Sizilien, Italy, on Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 8:54 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 0 km depth

28 Mar 07:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
28 Mar 07:07: Now using data updates from INGV
Date & time: 28 Mar 2021 06:54:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 8:54 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.739°N / 15.017°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Fornazzo (Sicily) (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania, Sicily) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of Biancavilla (Provincia di Catania, Sicily) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Adrano (Provincia di Catania, Sicily) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (11 mi) N of Mascalucia (Catania, Sicily) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Acireale (Sicily) (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Paternò (Sicily) (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of Misterbianco (Sicily) (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Palerme (Sicily) (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) SSE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13.8°C (57 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.2km9 Km W Milo (CT), ItalyINGV
2.2kmSICILY, ITALYEMSC

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At magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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