Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 7.7 km east of Augusta, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 08:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
28 Apr 08:26 UTC: First to report: INGV after 22 minutes.
Depth: 10.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2333°N / 15.3077°E (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) E of Augusta (Syracuse) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NE of Priolo Gargallo (Syracuse) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Syracuse (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NE of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Lentini (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Avola (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
571 km (355 mi) SSE of Roma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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