Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 4.6 km northwest of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 23:52 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
30 Apr 00:05 UTC: First to report: INGV after 13 minutes.
Depth: 15.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.742°N / 15.134°E (Catania, Sicily, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) WSW of Sant'Alfio (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Giarre (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 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!
21 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!
22 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||15 km||1 Km W Sant'Alfio (CT), Italy||INGV|
|2.1||15 km||SICILY, ITALY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.