Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 21 km southwest of Siracusa, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 04:21 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 26 km depth
21 Apr 04:29 UTC: First to report: INGV after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2021 04:21:18 UTC -
Depth: 26.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9908°N / 15.0732°E (Syracuse, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Canicattini Bagni (pop: 6,890) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Avola (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) N of Noto (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Siracusa (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Rosolini (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Modica (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Ragusa (pop: 61,400) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
588 km (365 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||26 km||5 Km S Canicattini Bagni (SR), Italy||INGV|
User reports for this quake
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