Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 4.7 km northwest of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 17:44 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 12 km depth
29 Apr 17:57 UTC: First to report: INGV after 13 minutes.
Depth: 12.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.763°N / 15.16°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WNW of Nunziata (pop: 1,610) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) NNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) NW of Riposto (Catania) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) N of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SSE of Roma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.5||12 km||2 Km NE Sant'Alfio (CT), Italy||INGV|