Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 3.4 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 20:47 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 22 km depth
29 Apr 21:01 UTC: First to report: INGV after 14 minutes.
Depth: 21.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.728°N / 15.143°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSW of Paoli (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) W of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNE of San Giovanni la Punta (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Mascalucia (Catania) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Aci Castello (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 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!
165 km (102 mi) ESE of Palerme (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 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: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||22 km||2 Km S Sant'Alfio (CT), Italy||INGV|