Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 8 Km NW Noto (SR), Italy, on Sunday, 18 April 2021 at 18:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 21 km depth
18 Apr 18:10 UTC: First to report: INGV after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2021 18:03:28 UTC -
Depth: 20.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9457°N / 15.0137°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ESE of Testa dell'Acqua (pop: 235) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NW of Noto (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WNW of Avola (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Rosolini (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SW of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ENE of Modica (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Ragusa (pop: 61,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Siracusa (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Vittoria (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
591 km (367 mi) SSE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.4||21 km||8 Km NW Noto (SR), 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 1.4, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.