Minor mag. 1.0 earthquake - 1 Km NW Santa Venerina (CT), Italy, on Wednesday, 14 April 2021 at 22:17 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
14 Apr 22:52 UTC: First to report: INGV after 34 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 22:17:45 UTC -
Depth: 7.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.692°N / 15.133°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) W of Santa Venerina (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) SW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 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 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.0||7.8 km||1 Km NW Santa Venerina (CT), Italy||INGV|
User reports for this quake
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