Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 28 km east of Siracusa, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, on Sunday, 2 May 2021 at 03:30 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 May 03:48 UTC: First to report: INGV after 17 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.1277°N / 15.5907°E (Ionian Sea, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Etna (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Syracuse (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Augusta (Syracuse) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of Floridia (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Avola (Provincia di Siracusa) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Lentini (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SE of Catina (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SE of Acireale (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SE of Misterbianco (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SE of Paternò (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
592 km (368 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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