Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 27 km northwest of Capo d'Orlando, Italy, on Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 17:53 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Apr 18:08 UTC: First to report: INGV after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 17:53:13 UTC -
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.3618°N / 14.6078°E (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulcano (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) S of Pecorini A Mare (pop: 104) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Capo d'Orlando (Province of Messina) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Lipari (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Sant'Agata di Militello (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 9,920) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Patti (Province of Messina) (pop: 9,320) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Tortorici (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Santo Stefano di Camastra (pop: 4,390) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Falcone (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NE of Castelbuono (pop: 7,460) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) WSW of Lipari Island (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Filicudi Island (pop: 235) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NE of Sicily Island (pop: 5,017,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||9.8 km||Costa Siciliana Nord-orientale (Messina), 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 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.