Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 5.8 km south of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Province of Messina, Sizilien, Italy, on Wednesday, 14 April 2021 at 06:58 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Apr 07:20 UTC: First to report: INGV after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 06:58:04 UTC -
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.0958°N / 15.2042°E (Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) SE of Simigliano (Sicily) (pop: 39) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) S of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina, Sicily) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Falcone (Sicily) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Milazzo (Province of Messina, Sicily) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Spadafora (Sicily) (pop: 4,550) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Patti (Province of Messina, Sicily) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Santa Teresa di Riva (Sicily) (pop: 7,980) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Francavilla di Sicilia (Sicily) (pop: 3,870) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Palerme (Sicily) (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (299 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: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.9||9.8 km||1 Km SW Castroreale (ME), 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 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.