Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 4.5 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 20:23 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 12 km depth
29 Apr 20:32 UTC: First to report: INGV after 8 minutes.
Depth: 12.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.738°N / 15.134°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SW of Sant'Alfio (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Gravina di Catania (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Belpasso (Catania) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 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: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.7||12 km||1 Km SW Sant'Alfio (CT), Italy||INGV|